Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has appointed long-time climate change denier Myron Ebell as his new head of Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) transition, provided Trump is elected this fall. Ebell is well known as a global warming denier, with the Financial Times calling him “one of America’s most prominent climate change skeptics”, and would be expected to carry many of out Trump’s plans to undo years of ecological protection policy, including the elimination of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan.
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