I was curious whether the Environmental Protection Agency's website on climate change had been modified since January 20. Perhaps it has been in some respects, but the site looks to still reflect the prior administration's views.
"Climate change" is the third listed "popular topic" on the agency's website. The climate change homepage includes data that you would have expected to see before January 20, including details about rising worldwide temperatures and their significant effects on the environment. And the "causes of climate change" link includes this statement: ''Recent climate changes, however, cannot be explained by natural causes alone. Research indicates that natural causes do not explain most observed warming, especially warming since the mid-20th century. Rather, it is extremely likely that human activities have been the dominant cause of that warming." That's hardly something I would expect from the new administration.
Does anyone know what's going on at other executive agencies? How long does it take, generally, for the new administration to change its public face to the world?
Update: After my post, a friend and reader of this blog noted that the Trump Administration has made some changes. Go here.