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Trump Disbands Climate Advisory Panel

The president, who has no moral or ethical compass, also continues his disingenuous assault on science. Earlier this month, I blogged how in their fight back against Trump, a major report on climate change had been leaked by scientists, fearful that the president would try and suppress it.

The executive summary of the report, written by scientists from 13 agencies, said, “The last few years have seen record-breaking, climate-related, weather extremes, as well as the warmest years on record for the globe.”

Evidence for a changing climate abounds, from the top of the atmosphere to the depths of the oceans,” the report continued.

“Thousands of studies conducted by tens of thousands of scientists around the world have documented changes in surface, atmospheric, and oceanic temperatures; melting glaciers; disappearing snow cover; shrinking sea ice; rising sea level; and an increase in atmospheric water vapor”.

The Washington Post reported Sunday that Trump wreaked revenge on the scientists by disbanding the federal advisory panel—the National Climate Assessment—that had drafted the report.

Source: Trump Disbands Climate Advisory Panel

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