Sen. Cantwell to Rick Perry: Will You Protect Climate Research at the DoE?
CANTWELL: "Do you plan to protect the science research at DoE related to climate?"
PERRY: "I’m going to protect all of the science related, whether it’s to the climate or to the other aspects of what we’re going to be doing. You asked about cyber, and I will suggest to you DoE has a massive role to play in that. And it’s -- it's an area that I also have a history with, senator, of being working with the private sector, working with, in my case, state government entities."