Fox News discusses attacks against scientists who disagree on the climate change debate with Myron Ebell.
Scientific researchers who once were above reproach are under attack now. Last year, Greenpeace and various media outlets, including The New York Times and The Boston Globe, teamed up to discredit and attack global warming skeptic Wei-Hock Soon, a widely respected astrophysicist with the Smithsonian Institution, over his research funding sources.
"It is a despicable, reprehensible attack on a man of great personal integrity," Myron Ebell, director of the Global Warming and International Environmental Policy for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, told the National Review at the time. "If he had only mouthed Establishment platitudes, he could've been named to head a big university [research center], as Michael Mann was." Mann is a noted pro-warming scientist.
Alabama schools decided last year to require students to learn about climate change after a unanimous Board of Education vote on the matter. The new guidelines, according to PBS, support the fact that "climate change is happening."
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