30 Jun '17, 7pm

Ominous sign--Pruitt apparently intends to have EPA review climate science. Why? Rd my statement:

WASHINGTON (June 30, 2017)—U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, who does not acknowledge the overwhelming scientific consensus that human activity is the primary cause of climate change, is leading an initiative to challenge mainstream climate research, according to news reports. The plan involves using a "back-and-forth critique" by experts recruited by the federal government, similar to the way the military identifies field operation vulnerabilities. Below is a statement by Ken Kimmell, president of the Union of Concerned Scientists. “No one should be fooled by Scott Pruitt’s reported proposal to launch a review of climate science. Climate science has undergone comprehensive and painstaking scientific peer review for decades . Since 1988, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has worked with literally thousands of scientists worldwide to synthesize the most recen...

Full article: http://www.ucsusa.org/press/2017/epa-launch-program-criti...

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