Exiled Obama aides work on climate in ‘alternative reality’
October 15, 2018
They may be out of the White House, but the players behind President Obama’s landmark initiatives on climate change aren’t out of the fight. Obama’s universe of environmental officials — almost to a person — has pressed ahead on climate and clean energy issues despite efforts by President Trump to reverse much of its past work. Many of these officials, such as former Obama aide Kate Brandt, are doing it from the boardroom; in her case, as Google’s sustainability officer.