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Partisan review of climate science will cloud progress

Feb 03, 2017 - Plain Dealer (Cleveland, Ohio)

One of the bedrocks of modern culture and technological growth is the scientific method. The open transfer of peer-re-viewed publications across the world leads to innovation in post-industrial and developing countries, thus increasing public awareness outside of political and partisan ideology.

However, the EPA communications director for 2017’s transition team, Doug Ericksen, recently stated to the Associated Press that the new administration would mandate that some existing scientific...