As always, Jill has important things to say and she always says them well.
A highly disturbing story in the news this morning … the headline read:
Trump transition asks Energy Department to name staff who support Obama climate policies
A memo sent to the department asks for names of those involved in Obama climate policies and U.N. climate meetings.
Trump has long said that he intends to completely abandon the Obama administration’s approach to U.S. climate and energy policies, and instead adopt a policy that is much friendlier to fossil fuels and much more hostile to regulations that seek to curb greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. This would be a thoughtless and destructive move, but the above headlines strike a chord of fear. Why would he want that information? Is it his intent to terminate the employment of any who have supported President Obama’s policies? If so, my best guess is that he would need to completely decimate the Department of Energy…
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