A Trump transition memo asking for the names of government staffers who attended climate change meetings is sending shock waves across the workforce.
Employees in energy and environmental agencies — many of whom are already wary of how a Trump administration will deal with their work — were even more nervous last week after seeing a list of leaked questions from the Energy Department transition team. That list included queries about which DOE staffers attended international climate change talks and interagency meetings about estimating the benefits of climate change policies.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.