Scientists Prepare to March on Trump
The Hill discusses the issues with the March for Science with Myron Ebell.
“The problem we face now is that there are very large megaphones at the disposal of people who are promoting their own special interests in the guise of scientific facts,” said Myron Ebell, the director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the conservative Competitive Enterprise Institute.
Ebell, who headed Trump’s EPA transition team, said scientists have begun using their research to make policy recommendations, something he suggests goes beyond their expertise and should be left to lawmakers.
“Climate policy is not science, and saying, ‘I know what we have to have is the cap-and-trade system or the Clean Power Plan’ … I mean, give me a break.”
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