(USA) New Biden Directive Shields Federal Scientists From Political Interference (Eric Katz, Defense One)

Biden's National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy

Biden’s National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy JOSHUA ROBERTS/GETTY IMAGES

President Biden signed a measure on Wednesday that seeks to ensure career federal employees can conduct scientific work without interference. It was one of a series of directives for federal agencies aimed at protecting the quality of research and boosting climate resiliency.