EPA Purges Trump Administration’s Science Advisors
EPA Purges Trump Administration’s Science Advisors
The agency says that to “reset” the advisory boards and bolster “scientific integrity,” more than 40 advisors appointed during former President Donald Trump’s tenure have been let go.
EPA Purges Trump Administration’s Science Advisors
EPA Purges Trump Administration’s Science Advisors

The agency says that to “reset” the advisory boards and bolster “scientific integrity,” more than 40 advisors appointed during former President Donald Trump’s tenure have been let go.

The agency says that to “reset” the advisory boards and bolster “scientific integrity,” more than 40 advisors appointed during former President Donald Trump’s tenure have been let go.

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Improving the Advisor/Advisee Relationship
Improving the Advisor/Advisee Relationship
Angela E. Boag and Nathalie Isabelle Chardon | Feb 1, 2021
Academic mentors are not necessarily natural managers. Their graduate students often bear the brunt of this shortcoming.
Biden Names Geneticist Eric Lander as Top Science Adviser
Biden Names Geneticist Eric Lander as Top Science Adviser
Max Kozlov | Jan 18, 2021
If confirmed, Lander will head the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a position that President Donald Trump left vacant for 18 months at the beginning of his term.
Robert May, Theoretical Ecologist Who Advised UK Gov’t, Dies
Robert May, Theoretical Ecologist Who Advised UK Gov’t, Dies
Jef Akst | Apr 30, 2020
The Australian physicist-turned-biologist served as a top scientist in the UK government and president of the Royal Society, among other prestigious appointments.
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
Catherine Offord | Sep 13, 2019
An outspoken critic of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change, Happer is returning to academia after a year in his White House role.
Trump Issues Executive Order that Could Reduce Scientific Advice
Trump Issues Executive Order that Could Reduce Scientific Advice
Chia-Yi Hou | Jun 17, 2019
The president wants to terminate at least a third of all federal advisory committees by the end of September.
Trump’s Pick for Science Advisor Dodges Climate Change Question
Trump’s Pick for Science Advisor Dodges Climate Change Question
Jef Akst | Aug 24, 2018
In a hearing with Senators, meteorologist Kelvin Droegemeier avoided climate change questions by saying it wasn’t his expertise.
Canada Names Chief Science Advisor
Canada Names Chief Science Advisor
Ashley P. Taylor | Sep 27, 2017
Scientists speculate about whether the appointment will mean more funding for research.
Science Envoy Resigns from US State Department in Protest
Science Envoy Resigns from US State Department in Protest
Catherine Offord | Aug 23, 2017
Energy researcher Daniel Kammen criticized President Trump’s response to events in Charlottesville, as well as the administration’s decision to leave the Paris Climate Accord.
Trump Administration Disbands Climate Advisory Panel
Trump Administration Disbands Climate Advisory Panel
Catherine Offord | Aug 20, 2017
On Friday, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that the panel’s charter would not be renewed.