“Science is my passion, politics is my duty.” The man who said that was Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of Independence.
So while team Trump is the most anti-science administration in U.S. history, it’s worth remembering this week that the Declaration’s drafters were undeniably men of science.
In sharp contrast, Trump has embraced the most anti-scientific climate denial imaginable — and surrounded himself with a team of deniers who have purged science from government websites and removed scientists from EPA advisory panels to make space for industry advocates.
Joe Romm is the Paul Revere who keeps on, day after day, writing and bringing us all articles like the one about climate change the people doing us deadly harm in that regard. He is a climate hero.