Trump nominees have history of climate change denial, industry bias

Reveal—Oklahoma Congressman James Bridenstine has no scientific background and denies that climate change is real. Steven E. Winberg has worked in the coal and natural gas industry for four decades.

But if the Senate confirms their nominations by President Donald Trump, Bridenstine and Winberg will direct multibillion-dollar federal research programs that could set the nation’s climate and energy agendas for years to come.