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Evan Lehmann

Deputy Editor


Evan is the deputy editor of ClimateWire and covers Congress and the insurance industry. He writes about lawmakers' attitudes on climate change and tracks efforts by political groups to promote and stigmatize the science around warming. He has broken news about donors defecting from the Heartland Institute, and he reports extensively about insurers' views on climate-related damage. He writes frequently about floods and the risk of sea-level rise. Before joining E&E in 2008, he covered Congress for newspapers in Massachusetts and Vermont. He has a journalism degree from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and he's the recipient of an investigative reporting award.

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President Trump never uttered the words "climate change" yesterday as he snuffed out former President Obama's plans to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Speaking at U.S. EPA headquarters, flanked by coal executives and their employees, Trump said the "energy independence" executive order would usher in a "new era of energy" that would eliminate federal overreach, shower the country with wealth and put miners back to work.