30 Mar '17, 5pm

The Washington war on science and the environment is getting totally insane

The Washington war on science and the environment is getting totally insane

The 1925 Scopes trial was seen as a trial of modern science, of God vs Darwin; it was dramatized with Gene Kelly, Frederick March, Spencer Tracy, Dick York (later Bewitched) and Harry Morgan (later MASH). Who will star in the inevitable movie about the current war on science that is going on in Washington? Politico/Screen capture Who will play Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose department just banned the use of the phrases "climate change," "emissions reduction" or "Paris Agreement" by The Office of International Climate and Clean Energy, because according to Politico, "senior officials told staff the words would cause a "visceral reaction" with Energy Secretary Rick Perry, his immediate staff, and the cadre of White House advisers at the top of the department." The Sierra Club complains: “What exactly is this office supposed to call itself now? The international C****** o...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/environmental-policy/washington...

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