Pruitt has a history of science spats
Scott Pruitt wants a public debate over the prevailing scientific view that humans are warming the planet at an unprecedented pace. This isn't the first time the U.S. EPA boss has challenged a scientific body of research to advance a political cause.
Trump wants cash for some climate research
The White House is targeting climate science for cuts across a number of federal agencies, but some climate research programs avoided the Trump administration's crosshairs.
Will Trump name a scientist? A poli-sci grad runs the show
A job that's been held by some of the nation's top scientists is now occupied by a 31-year-old politics major from Princeton University.
Trump seeks big cuts to science across agencies
The Trump administration wants to eliminate a broad swath of the nation's climate change research infrastructure, including satellites, education programs and science centers.
Scientists correct Pruitt's climate claims
U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt moved this week from questioning people's role in climate change to suggesting that it could be positive for humanity, a claim that scientists described as wrong in interviews yesterday.