PBS NewsHour

Interior official turns Trump administration whistleblower

Clip: 08/02/2017 | 6m 11s Video has closed captioning.

A government scientist who studied dangerous climate change in the Arctic got an ironic reassignment at the Interior Department from the Trump administration: collecting checks from oil and gas companies. Joel Clement, the former director of the Interior Department Office of Policy Analysis, believes he was reassigned because he worked on climate change. Clement joins William Brangham to explain.

Aired: 08/02/17

Rating: NR

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