Trump Appoints NOAA Climate Denier to Panel Selecting National Medal of Science Winners

The Hill

David Legates, a researcher who has spent his career disputing climate science, will sit on a committee responsible for selecting winners of the prestigious National Medal of Science, The Hill reports. The White House recently appointed Legates to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a move that received major blowback from the scientific community, our reporting found.

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