The Trump Administration Versus the Climate Change Report It Just Published
On Friday, the Trump administration published a new report on climate change. Clocking in at 470 pages, it’s a definitive synthesis of the latest in climate science that’s been written and peer-reviewed by hundreds of scientists and even the general public.
The report will underpin the National Climate Assessment, the fourth installment in a running series of reports on climate change in the U.S. mandated by the Global Change Research Act of 1990.
By releasing it, the Trump administration basically kicked itself in the dick. Trump and his cabinet members and political appointees have a veritable rainbow of climate science denial views. Now the administration has put out a definitive report showing how wrongheaded those views are.
Let’s take a look.