House lawmakers finally let climate scientists set the record straight

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For the past couple of years, the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, Space and Technology has publicly disparaged and disputed climate science. 

The lawmaking committee's official Twitter account promoted blogs from Breitbart News arguing that the climate is cooling, called the government's own 2,000-page climate report "a press release from environmental pressure groups," and cited an article that labeled the historic Paris climate agreement a "fossil-fuel haters club."

Well, things have changed. 

The House committee is no longer under the leadership of the Republican party, which is candidly opposed to globally-accepted climate science. With the Democratic takeover of the House of Representatives, Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, a veteran Democratic lawmaker from Texas, has become Chairwoman. Johnson has called a hearing for Feb. 12 entitled "The State of Climate Science and Why it Matters," inviting four scientists to give testimony about major U.S. climate reports and the significance of the latest climate science.  Read more...

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