How Donald Trump’s Cabinet Will Deal With The Environment

President-elect Donald Trump speaks at rally in Baton Rouge, La. where he brushed off climate change as a Chinese hoax, then called it the real deal and finally declared that “nobody really knows.” When it comes to climate change, Trump is sending mixed signals on whether or how he will try to slow the Earth’s warming temperatures and rising sea levels.
President-elect Donald Trump speaks at rally in Baton Rouge, La. where he brushed off climate change as a Chinese hoax, then called it the real deal and finally declared that “nobody really knows.” When it comes to climate change, Trump is sending mixed signals on whether or how he will try to slow the Earth’s warming temperatures and rising sea levels. Gerald Herbert / AP Photo
President-elect Donald Trump speaks at rally in Baton Rouge, La. where he brushed off climate change as a Chinese hoax, then called it the real deal and finally declared that “nobody really knows.” When it comes to climate change, Trump is sending mixed signals on whether or how he will try to slow the Earth’s warming temperatures and rising sea levels.
President-elect Donald Trump speaks at rally in Baton Rouge, La. where he brushed off climate change as a Chinese hoax, then called it the real deal and finally declared that “nobody really knows.” When it comes to climate change, Trump is sending mixed signals on whether or how he will try to slow the Earth’s warming temperatures and rising sea levels. Gerald Herbert / AP Photo

How Donald Trump’s Cabinet Will Deal With The Environment

President-elect Donald Trump’s picks for the U.S. Departments of State, Energy, Interior and the EPA will face heavy scrutiny from environmentalists for their collective positions on issues like climate change, energy extraction and the environment.

Most of Trump’s picks are skeptical of climate change and during the 2012 Presidential Campaign, Rick Perry, Trump’s choice to head the Department of Energy, actually advocated for the elimination of the department he’s now tapped to lead.

We talk about the future of U.S. Energy policy in the Trump Administration with investigative journalist and energy analyst, Antonia Juhasz. She’s author of the book The Tyranny of Oil.