Judge to Pruitt: Prove it

Thanks for judges who do their jobs:

EPA must produce the opposing body of science Administrator Scott Pruitt has relied upon to claim that humans are not the primary drivers of global warming, a federal judge has ruled.

The EPA boss has so far resisted attempts to show the science backing up his claims. His critics say such evidence doesn’t exist, even as Pruitt has called for greater science transparency at the agency.

Now, a court case may compel him to produce research that attempts to contradict the mountain of peer-reviewed studies collected by the world’s top science agencies over decades that show humans are warming the planet at an unprecedented pace through the burning of fossil fuels.

[…] “Particularly troubling is the apparent premise of this agency challenge to the FOIA request, namely: that the evidentiary basis for a policy or factual statement by an agency head, including about the scientific factors contributing to climate change, is inherently unknowable.”

One thought on “Judge to Pruitt: Prove it

  1. Pruitt may be the “swampiest” of Trump’s cabinet members, but he is far from the most corrupt.

    Pruitt has Senator Inhofe as his protector so for now he’s going nowhere.

    But if the heat on Inhofe builds, he’ll turn on Pruitt at the speed of light.

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