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Climate Science Review May Not Find Its Home in EPA

Nov. 2, 2017, 10:58 AM

Mainstream climate scientists and skeptics don’t see eye-to-eye on much, but they appear to agree on one thing: The EPA should not run a climate science debate touted by Administrator Scott Pruitt.

The agreement stops there—as proponents of the “red team-blue team” review want a White House office to host the exercise, while those that support mainstream climate science favor the National Academies of Sciences as a natural fit for any scientific review.

In such an exercise, which has military origins, the red team critiques an action’s conclusion, while the opposing blue team defends it—taking the form of a back-and-forth ...