September 7 2018

Boohoo for Climate Alarmists: Scientist Who Thinks More CO₂ is Great Joins National Security Council

For the many months preceding the appointment of Kelvin Droegemeir to finally fulfill the role of White House Science Advisor,…

For the many months preceding the appointment of Kelvin Droegemeir to finally fulfill the role of White House Science Advisor, there was a bit of a “will they/won’t they” storyline with retired Princeton physicist William Happer. Happer – who also served at the Department of Energy during the George H.W. Bush administration – is better known these days as a climate contrarian willing to publicly claim that CO2 emissions are a boon rather than an existential threat.

In the end, Happer was not tapped as Science Advisor by the Trump administration, but E&E News reported Tuesday that he is now a member of the National Security Council.

Happer was previously listed as the director of a group called the “CO2 Coalition,” which has a website that claims that CO2 released from fossil fuels is just good news for global plant growth while having no real effect on Earth’s climate. (Read More)