In a peculiar tweet, the U.S. Department of Energy said that Energy Secretary Rick Perry is “winning the fight” against climate scientists. The tweet then linked to an editorial attacking the American Meteorological Society for a letter it wrote in June condemning Perry for stating during a television interview that “carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to climate change.” (It most certainly is.) Now, Representative Frank Pallone of New Jersey has asked the Government Accountability Office to investigate whether the Energy Department has improperly used taxpayer funds in promoting a misleading opinion piece.
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Perry’s DOE Study Has Little Power to Shape the Grid
Expert BlogJohn Moore, Miles Farmer
Anticipation is building in advance of the release of a study ordered by Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry to examine “critical issues central to protecting the long-term reliability of the electric grid.” It is more likely to end…
While Perry Betrays His Clean Power Past, Cities Look to the Future
Latest NewsUnited StatesJeff Turrentine
The energy secretary is willfully ignoring the renewables revolution that’s taking place all around him.