Congress, Scientists and Climate Change

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

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