27 Aug '12, 10am

For Climate Change, a Possible Trial Could Echo the Scopes Monkey Case

Sara Krulwich/The New York Times George C. Scott, left, as Henry Drummond and Charles Durning as Matthew Harrison Brady in the 1996 production of “Inherit The Wind.” The play by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee is a fictionalized account of the 1925 trial of John Scopes, who was convicted of breaking Tennessee law for teaching evolution. Eighty-seven years ago, people and organizations who believed in freedom of scientific inquiry arranged for a test case of Tennessee’s law against teaching the theory of evolution. The result was theater so cogent that it was later distilled as the play “Inherit the Wind.” A closer look at big issues facing the country in the 2012 Election. Economy , Planet , Security , World and Health . Now the climate scientist Michael E. Mann may be laying the groundwork for his own version of that trial, threatening to sue National Review for defamat...

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