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OpEdNews Op Eds    H3'ed 12/15/18

A War on Science, Morals, and Law

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Many "scientific" questions are more accurately considered moral questions. The Trump administration's approach to the environment fails on both counts.


To put it mildly, this is concerning.

That said, science is needed to help us make sound decisions that compromise between groups with competing values and interests. The government needs to produce, believe, and disseminate science that will allow it to act in the best interests of the American people, and to help the people hold the government accountable.

 

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Jill Richardson is the proprietor of the blog La Vida Locavore. She writes on food policy issues and she is currently working on her first book, due out in 2009.

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