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Scott Pruitt goes beyond blocking climate change data—will use EPA to build new arguments for denial

Scott Pruitt is taking the EPA past simply refusing to act on climate change, and acting as an idea factor for climate change deniers. U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is leading a formal initiative to challenge mainstream climate science using a "back-and-forth critique" by government-recruited experts, according to a senior administration official. The program is designed to discover “vulnerabilities” in the scientific argument that can be exploited by climate change deniers.
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