03/23/2020 - Joseph Goffman

Pandemic ‘totally predictable.’ How Trump dismissed warnings

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EPA officials have said the task force responsible for setting assumptions for the last National Climate Assessment was directed by Obama political appointees, who, they say, were concerned with making the effects of climate change look as dire as possible to justify regulation. But Joe Goffman, EPA’s top lawyer on air and climate under Obama, said it was run by career staff.

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