Bloomberg Law
Free Newsletter Sign Up
Login
BROWSE
Bloomberg Law
Welcome
Login
Advanced Search Go
Free Newsletter Sign Up

New EPA Science Advisers Include Climate Skeptic, Agency Vets

Jan. 31, 2019, 9:29 PM

The EPA’s panel of science advisers is getting a slate of new members, including a well-known skeptic of mainstream climate science.

Acting Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler on Jan. 31 announced eight new nominees to the Science Advisory Board, which reviews and offers input on the science underpinning major agency regulations.

Among them is John Christy, professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama in Huntsville, who has frequently testified before Congress questioning mainstream climate science.

“The real world is not going along with that rapid warming,” Christy told the House Science, Space and Technology ...