Scott Waldman



Before science reporter Scott Waldman joined Climatewire in 2016, he covered state energy policy at Politico New York and has worked for the Albany Times Union, Erie Times-News and The Baltimore Sun. His work also has appeared in Scientific American. He won an Associated Press award for his reporting on the Iraq War in 2006. Scott holds a master's degree in journalism from Syracuse University and a bachelor's degree from Earlham College.

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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.


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.