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Climate denier Jim Bridenstine narrowly confirmed as NASA chief

NASA head Jim Brindenstine. Photo: File

NASA head Jim Brindenstine.  Photo: File

Washington, April 24 (RHC)-- In the United States, a climate change denier with no scientific credentials is set to take the helm of NASA, after he was narrowly confirmed by the U.S. Senate in a 50-49 vote. 

Oklahoma Republican Congressmember Jim Bridenstine previously demanded President Obama apologize for funding climate change research, and said falsely from the House floor that global temperatures stopped rising early this century. 

Bridenstine will now oversee an agency whose Earth Sciences Division is responsible for much of the satellite data used to investigate how human activity is driving global warming. 

Edited by Pavel Jacomino
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