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Earlier this year Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said the Trump administration had stripped funding for climate change research in President Trump's inaugural budget because, "it's a waste of money."
"As to climate change, I think the President was fairly straightforward saying we’re not spending money on that anymore," Mulvaney said in March. "We consider that to be a waste of your money to go out and do that. So that is a specific tie to his campaign.”
Several months later, administration officials are still taking that attitude seriously and just disbanded a major climate change advisory board. From WAPO:
The move comes two months after President Trump officially announced the end of U.S. participation in the Paris climate agreement.
Source: Town Hall