Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
An outspoken critic of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change, Happer is returning to academia after a year in his White House role.
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council
Science Advisor William Happer to Leave National Security Council

An outspoken critic of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change, Happer is returning to academia after a year in his White House role.

An outspoken critic of the scientific consensus on anthropogenic climate change, Happer is returning to academia after a year in his White House role.

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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.
TS Picks: March 30, 2017
TS Picks: March 30, 2017
Tracy Vence | Mar 30, 2017
Obama administration’s science advisers stick together; “allies confident” NIH Director Francis Collins can dissuade Congress from approving drastic budget cuts; how Brexit may affect scientists
Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Q&A: William Happer, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Bob Grant | Feb 6, 2017
The Princeton physicist told The Scientist that then-President–elect Donald Trump last month agreed with his position that climate change research has become a “cult movement.” Happer also shared his thoughts on federal research funding, demonstrators marching for science, and more.
Q&A: David Gelernter, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Q&A: David Gelernter, Possible Science Advisor to the President
Bob Grant | Feb 6, 2017
The Yale computer scientist last month met with then-President–elect Donald Trump and key advisors to discuss, among other things, the position of Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. In a conversation with The Scientist, Gelernter shared his thoughts on climate change, the impacts of immigration on science, and more.
EC Gets Science Panel
EC Gets Science Panel
Bob Grant | May 14, 2015
The European Commission unveils a plan to install a team of science advisors to guide policymakers.