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Pat Michaels: Government Science Corruption

August 13, 2015

In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, H. Sterling Burnett, managing editor of Environment & Climate News speaks with Pat Michaels. Michaels currently serves as director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute.

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In today's edition of The Heartland Daily Podcast, H. Sterling Burnett, managing editor of Environment & Climate News speaks with Pat Michaels. Michaels currently serves as director of the Center for the Study of Science at the Cato Institute. Burnett and Michaels discuss how the tremendous amount of money the federal government funnels to researchers, biases science and suppresses dissenting speech and publications in science in general and climate science in particular. 

Michaels states that it became apparent to him long ago that "global warming was going to be the overarching environmental regulatory issue of our time." He points out that funding doesn't go to researchers who produce studies which find we don't need larger government to fix a problem. He also talks about the recent revelation of new government temperature data tampering and error ranges.

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H. Sterling Burnett, Ph.D., is a Heartland senior fellow on environmental policy and the managing editor of Environment & Climate News.
hsburnett@heartland.org