The president wants to limit the scope of federal climate assessments, which will leave policymakers and the public unprepared to deal with the consequences of climate change.
The new panel put out a new report Thursday calling for better communication and coordination for climate change policy.
The Trump administration is undermining scientists by disparaging the scientific process.
Asked when scientists would know enough about climate change for people to take action, he compared time to a rubber band.
In a presentation about America's National Climate Assessment, their messages were sure and simple.