Several outside scientists have identified other factual errors in the paper, and said they threaten to undermine the credibility of the findings overall.
The true human cost of the Trump administration’s policies will continue to galvanize communities across the U.S. and will haunt Wheeler and the Trump administration as they pursue their reckless course of action.
Oil industry-funded attacks on climate science, and even Robert Watson, are nothing new.
"In terms of teaching climate change, we could adequately fund education. In terms of society, we have to pass radical legislation to force people to act in the best interests of the planet."
"The narrative out there that scientists don't know the cause of climate change is wrong. We do.”
"Everyone has the right to clean organic food. That is a human right."
A report by a private research company found that U.S. emissions, which amount to one-sixth of the planet's, didn't fall in 2018 but instead skyrocketed. The 3.4 percent jump for 2018, projected by the firm, would be second-largest surge in greenhouse gas emissions from the U.S. since Bill Clinton was president.
“The recent court cases against Schnare and FMELC show that they have sought to avoid even basic levels of accountability, all the while making careers out of subjecting scientists to bogus fishing expeditions in the name of 'transparency.'”
The findings are a sharp rebuke to the Trump administration’s insistence that environmental regulations hurt jobs and hinder economic growth.