Creationists Now Attacking Climate Science in Idaho


Climate Denial Crock of the Week


Seems like a rash of attacks on the teaching of biology, in tandem with atmospheric science.
No way the fossil fuel industry has anything to do with this.

It’s cyclical, that’s all. A natural process.


A pending rule covering new science and humanities standards is in limbo, after the House Education Committee complained about the public input process surrounding the creation of the standards.

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Committee Chairman Reed DeMordaunt, R-Eagle, led Tuesday morning’s effort to reject the rule.

The rule addresses numerous academic standards, including science standards pertaining to the age of the Earth, the creation of the universe and global warming.

The State Board of Education approved the rule containing the standards on Aug. 13. Written comments were accepted through Oct. 28, according to state documents.

DeMordaunt told fellow committee members that more public input was needed on the front end of the rulemaking process. He stopped short…

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