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Pat Michaels Ousted as Virginia State Climatologist For Industry Funding

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Pat Michaels, whose utility industry funding, private research and controversial views on global warming made him a lightning rod on climate change issues, left the office too politicized, according to officials at the University of Virgina.

As a result, Michaels is no longer the state’s climatologist.

Pat Michaels, whose utility industry funding, private research and controversial views on global warming made him a lightning rod on climate change issues, left the office too politicized, according to officials at the University of Virgina.

 

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