Mohammed bin Salman tightens his grip

The new chair of the Board of Scientific Counselors, for example, will be Paul Gilman, chief sustainability officer of Covanta, the waste-to-energy group. The Science Advisory Board will be chaired by Michael Honeycutt from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Stuart Shapiro of Rutgers University argued that Mr Pruitt was leaving people with the impression that he was interested in “getting only the advice he wants to hear”.

Financial Times, November 6, 2017