Joel Clement is an independent science, policy and climate change expert and former civil servant. He was a senior climate change policy adviser at the US Department of the Interior until July 2017, when he became a federal whistleblower, accusing the Trump administration of retaliating against him for his climate change work. In September 2017, he received the Joe A. Callaway Award for Civic Courage. He resigned from the DOI on 10-6-17.
The website (https://forthright.media/2017/11/01/joel-clement-whistle-blower/) includes texts of Joel Clement’s resignation letter, Washington Post “Blowing the Whistle on the Trump Administration” article (July 2017) , and CNN op ed calling for DOI Secretary, Ryan Zinke. And more….
We also remember the passing of American Indian Movement co-founder, Dennis Banks, on 10-29-17.