NOAA's new top scientist deletes evidence of his climate views
Ryan Maue purged his Twitter account of tweets insulting climate scientists, journalists, and activists before taking the position of chief scientist at NOAA.
Back in late September, the Washington Post reported that the Trump White House had chosen a new chief scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: a research meteorologist named Ryan Maue.
The story got little attention on national politics Twitter. But it was big news on so-called Climate Twitter. For years, Maue—also a former sc…