Victory: A Climate Change Denier Will No Longer Run the House Science Committee

However you feel about the outcome of last week’s election, if you care about evidence-based policymaking, there’s one thing to cheer: The House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology will, for the first time in nearly a decade, be led by someone who accepts the conclusions of mainstream climate science. With Democrats now in control of the House, leadership of the House Science Committee is likely to fall Texas Democrat Eddie Bernice Johnson. Johnson is a solidly pro-environment politician, according to her League of Conservation Voters scorecard. It’s almost hard to imagine a world in which the House Science Committee is not a Frankenstinian mockery of its name, cobbled together from dead theories and misguided lines of inquiry. It has been that way for so, so very long. Victory: A Climate Change Denier Will No Longer Run the House Science Committee

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