Reduced funding for climate studies expected under new administration

Donald Trump with Lt. General Michael Flynn on the campaign trail. Flynn will serve as Trump’s National Security Advisor. Credit: Mike Segar/REUTERS By Brian Kahn, Climate Central As President-elect Donald Trump continues to round out his cabinet and White House staff, his policies and priorities are coming more into focus. All indications so far point to a bleak future for addressing climate change, or even recognizing it as one of the world’s largest challenges. A number of his cabinet nominees, political appointees and closest advisors are outright climate deniers while others have funded the denial of climate change or are…