The Post, citing planning documents obtained by the newspaper, said William Happer, a National Security Council official, would chair the proposed Presidential Committee on Climate Security.
The committee would be created by a decree signed by President Donald Trump, according to the newspaper.
The White House refused a request for comment.
In 2014, Happer, co-founder of CO2 Coalition, a rights group that focuses on "the consequences of mandatory CO2 emission reductions", compares the criticisms made of carbon dioxide, whose increase, according to scientists, has increased global temperatures, to treatment. Jews under Hitler.
Happer did not immediately respond to CNN's request for comment.
The assertion of this report is in contradiction with the positions of the president who, before taking office, asserted that climate change was a "hoax".
Last month, in a tweet that was largely seen as mocking global warming, Trump commented on the extremely cold temperatures in the Midwest and wrote, "What's going on with Global Warming? Come back soon, we need from you!"
The Post reported that the documents obtained indicated that the committee would "advise the President on the scientific understanding of the current climate, on how the climate might change in the future under the influence of". natural and human influences and how a changing climate could affect the safety of the environment. " United States."
The document also states that the documents add that, although the Trump administration has previously stated that climate change poses a threat, "these scientific and national security judgments have not been peer-reviewed. rigorous and contradictory science to examine the certainties and uncertainties of climatology, as well as implications for national security. "
CNN's Maegan Vazquez, Zachary Cohen, Kevin Liptak and Jenna McLaughlin contributed to this report.