Perry's view is contrary to mainstream climate science, including analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Perry — who once pledged to eliminate the department of energy — has repeatedly promised be an advocate for the agency and to protect the nation's nuclear stockpile.
By Associated Press
Perry vowed to protect scientists at the Department of Energy, but shrugged on the central tenet of climate change policy.
By Nsikan Akpan
In another day of contentious confirmation hearings, the most dogged questioning came for Treasury Secretary nominee Steven Mnuchin, a billionaire banker who worked at Goldman Sachs owned a hedge fund. Meanwhile, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, nominee for energy secretary,…
By PBS NewsHour
By William H. Tobey for The Conversation
While the Department of Defense defends us, and the Department of Treasury manages federal finances and supervises banks, the Department of Energy does not provide America’s energy.
With the choice of former Texas Gov. Rick Perry for the Energy Department of Energy and Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson for secretary of state, President-elect Donald Trump has named most of his cabinet. Judy Woodruff speaks with Sean Spicer,…
By Stephen Braun, Associated Press
Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Energy secretary, has close ties to the Texas oil industry.
President-elect Donald Trump chose Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson to be his secretary of state. Tillerson rose through the ranks of the oil and gas giant over four decades, and expanded its business overseas, including operations in Russia, as chief…
By Richard Lardner and Matthew Daly, Associated Press
The document offers a window into how far the incoming Trump administration may go to reverse President Barack Obama's worldview on pressing energy and climate policies. Obama's allotted more than $90 billion in stimulus money to boost the clean energy…
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