by Marianne Lavelle, InsideClimate News
After going longer than any other modern president without an official science adviser, President Donald Trump drew guarded praise Wednesday for his decision to appoint to the post Kelvin Droegemeier, University of Oklahoma vice president for research and an extreme weather expert.
Droegemeier, who also serves as Oklahoma’s secretary of science and technology in Gov. Mary Fallin’s cabinet, spent 12 years on the National Science Board, serving under both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
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