Congress, Scientists and Climate Change Texas congressman Joe Barton has asked three climate scientists to turn their raw data over to his office, even though their work has already undergone extensive peer review. A look at the climate change controversy in Congress. Should congress take part in scientific review?
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Rep. Joe Barton (R-TX) has asked three climate scientists to turn their raw data over to his office, even though their work has already undergone extensive peer review. A look at the climate change controversy in congress. Should Congress take part in scientific review?

Guests:

Elizabeth Shogren, national environment correspondent, NPR

Myron Ebell, director of Global Warming and International Environmental Policy, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Alan Leshner, CEO, American Association for the Advancement of Science; executive publisher, Science