Climate Change Skepticism Seeps into Science Classrooms

[Interesting article, but the warmist bias of the writer is apparent]

Some states have introduced education standards requiring teachers to defend the denial of man-made global warming. A national watchdog group says it will start monitoring classrooms

By Neela Banerjee

Reporting from Washington — A flash point has emerged in American science education that echoes the battle over evolution, as scientists and educators report mounting resistance to the study of man-made climate change in middle and high schools.

Although scientific evidence increasingly shows that fossil fuel consumption has caused the climate to change rapidly, the issue has grown so politicized that skepticism of the broad scientific consensus has seeped into classrooms.

Read the rest at the Los Angeles Times

148 Responses to Climate Change Skepticism Seeps into Science Classrooms

  1. Dan McGrath March 20, 2012 at 7:10 am #

    Your personal attacks reached a new low there. Your last comment was beyond the pale.

  2. Rob N. Hood March 20, 2012 at 3:28 pm #

    Says the pot to the kettle. You would probably have much more traffic, though, much- as opposed to what appears to be virtually NONE. And I am not proud of the statement- it just felt right at the time. I didn’t make it up- someone else did a long time ago. If the shoe fits as they say. It amazes me, that’s all. When that kind of thing occurs- such a betrayal. But there’s an exception (or maybe even many) for every rule. You rightys attack liberal weathy in the same way. The terms used for them are just not as politically incorrect. BTW- we commies have a PLAN for voter ID, when it inevitably will become law. And it will irk you folks to no end. See ya in the funny papers.

  3. Rob N. Hood March 22, 2012 at 7:42 am #

    “beyond the pale” I almost missed that one… sly fox.

  4. Rob N. Hood March 26, 2012 at 1:00 pm #

    Notice I didn’t say you called the kettle “Black”? Happy now Mr. Perfect and Correctness?

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