Cold Shoulder: Idaho Legislature Committee Censors Climate Change

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The committee chairwoman chastised students, parents, teachers, a scientist and even a retired wildland fire manager. UPDATE: Feb. 7, 2018 10:00 a.m. After hearing testimony from dozens of students, teachers and parents, all in favor of newly revised science standards for Idaho K-12 schools, the House Education Committee voted Feb. 7 to strip out sections from the standards that referred to the impact of fossil fuels on the environment—aka a prime example of climate change. The committee also voted to remove everything listed as “supporting content.” Here's the exact wording of the section that was removed: ESS3-4-1 Obtain and combine information to describe that energy and fuels are derived from natural resources and...

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Cold Shoulder: Idaho Legislature Committee Censors Climate Change

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