Climate change department closed by British Prime Minister
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In voting to exit the European Union, the United Kingdom may also have voted to take a step back from the reality of climate change. In one of her first acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May dissolved the national Department for Energy and Climate Change and repackaged climate change policy into the new Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. This follows May's appointment of Andrea Leadsom, an industry friendly climate skeptic, as Environmental Minister. Scientists, environmentalists...