National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
The reported choice of Ryan Maue adds to the Trump administration’s yearslong effort to undercut climate science and reject global warming.
As the East Coast gets drenched and the drier West Coast is ablaze, climate change may not be the only factor.
The sudden postponement of a probe into allegations of misconduct in adopting offshore oil exploration rules “risks undermining the public’s confidence” in NOAA science, a watchdog group says.
The year already has been marked by rising global temperatures, Arctic ice melts and intensifying wildfires and storms.
A new inspector general report says the Trump administration may have undercut public trust in weather warnings and even hindered public safety -- all over a tweet.
Struggling commercial fishers and environmentalists say the White House is exploiting COVID-19 to privatize the ocean.
2020 could mark a record five-year streak of severe hurricane seasons.
The analysis comes as forecasters predict a fierce 2020 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially starts June 1.
A top National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration official called the president's behavior “crazy.”
“We are experiencing the impacts of global warming unfolding literally in real time," one climate expert said.