As the world burns — and as kids sound the alarm — the original environmental scientist is worth revisiting.
Trump may have lauded the Apollo 11 mission, but his administration has launched more than 100 attacks on science.
The bottom line is this: if it is important to ensure the guidelines are evidence-based, it is essential to recognize that even evidence-based guidelines are only as effective as their implementation.
Several outside scientists have identified other factual errors in the paper, and said they threaten to undermine the credibility of the findings overall.
The true human cost of the Trump administration’s policies will continue to galvanize communities across the U.S. and will haunt Wheeler and the Trump administration as they pursue their reckless course of action.
Oil industry-funded attacks on climate science, and even Robert Watson, are nothing new.
"In terms of teaching climate change, we could adequately fund education. In terms of society, we have to pass radical legislation to force people to act in the best interests of the planet."
"The narrative out there that scientists don't know the cause of climate change is wrong. We do.”