As part of Donald Trump's cabinet pick, Myron Ebell
, who is a director at the Competitive Enterprise Institute
and a prominent climate change skeptic, will lead the Environmental Protection Agency
While Ebell has had no formal scientific education, and makes no claim to be a scientist, his view is that if public decisions are to be made according to scientific findings, than they should be discussed democratically by all people, not just scientists. Unfortunately, in the realms of science, public opinion doesn't matter much unless you're discussing the ethics of a scientific matter.
Appointing Ebell doesn't mean the environment is under threat, as suggested by the disenfranchised, New York Times
. The discussion on global w [ ... ]