EPA Chief ‘s Comments Threaten The Climate ‘Consensus’

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt reignited a long simmering debate over a method of scientific inquiry that could upset the supposed “consensus” on man-made global warming.

Pruitt supported a “red team-blue team” set up to test climate science in an interview with Breitbart’s Joel Pollak on Monday.  Pruitt was inspired by an oped by theoretical physicist Steven Koonin, but others have been pushing this idea as well.

“If truth is what we are all after, why would any scientific organization object to an independent look at the claims of the climate establishment?” climate scientist John Christy told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Christy has testified on the value of “red teams” for climate science many times in the past decade. This time, however, environmentalists and “consensus” scientists are worried Congress will take him seriously.

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