His description follows from one of the in-game Nemesis story arcs, where that patient master of schemes had over time caused special railroad tracks to be laid. At his command, they could have been activated, giving him control of climate in the USA. Your goal in the arc is to prevent this nefarious scheme from reaching fruition. It just so-happened that the extremely low-level, but constant aura given off by those tracks had a side-effect.
I have no idea why I put a stag's skull as his chest emblem. If one of the images showed him from the back, you'd see his cute, white, fluffy, rabbit tail.