What the Trump Team Gets Wrong About ‘Politicized’ Science

If you think earth science is too PC because it keeps flagging environmental problems, you won’t escape in deep space.

Politically incorrect.

Photograph: NASA/Newsmakers

When it comes to science, the Trump campaign’s most notable statement so far may have come from space policy adviser Robert Walker, who last month told The Guardian that he expects cuts, if not an outright end, to new environmental-science research at NASA. “Mr. Trump’s decisions will be based upon solid science, not politicized science, he said.

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