What Could Trump's Policies Mean For Climate Science Efforts?
Scientific agencies, nonprofits and nongovernmental organizations will likely have to fight harder to hold their ground in the climate change debate.By Evan Thomas | November 12, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump has promised to open up the American fossil fuel industry and to abandon or cancel many of the U.S.' climate commitments. By some counts when he takes office, he will be the only world leader to deny the evidence of a changing climate.
So where does that leave everyone else? Scientists agree human-caused climate change is a real threat. And now climate researchers — like the rest of the science community — will likely have to work even harder to hold their ground.