Biden Administration Must Mobilize ‘Entire Federal Government’ to Face Climate Crisis
But it won’t be easy to reverse all of Trump’s climate-denial policies, Rutgers expert says
JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT – The incoming Biden administration needs to rebuild the federal government’s capacity to respond to the climate crisis after four years of denial by the Trump administration, a leading climate scientist from Rutgers University urged.
And the federal government must help universities advise communities on how to manage the effects of climate change, said Robert Kopp, who works with the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
But it will not be so easy to reverse some of the Trump administration’s rollbacks of environmental regulations because they are more likely to be upheld by newly appointed conservative judges than they were under previous administrations, Kopp warned …