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The Trump Administration Wants to Bail Out Failed Contrarian Climate Scientists

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This is the way to settle political debates, not scientific ones. Photograph: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

The Trump administration wants to bail out failed contrarian climate scientists

The Guardian

The program would reportedly find groups of scientists on both “sides” of the climate issue (whatever that means), and have them try to poke holes in each others’ positions. The result would be that contrarian scientists – who have already failed to make their case – would have their voices elevated to an inappropriate position of equality with those scientists whose work has survived scrutiny.