Fox News host attacks climate scientists who might refuse to participate in EPA chief's sham debate

Fox's Greg Gutfeld: Any scientists who refuse to engage in EPA chief’s climate debate idea would be “tipping their hand that their ideas are wrong"

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From the July 13 edition of Fox News' The Five:

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GREG GUTFELD (CO-HOST): The best idea to come out of the climate -- this whole climate argument so far is Scott Pruitt, who offered to say, let's hold debates between scientists all across the spectrum of the climate change argument. It's a brilliant thing because the people who refuse to engage are tipping their hand that their ideas are wrong or they would not -- they wouldn't be scared of testing them. If you're not scared of testing your ideas in a public setting against scientific rivals, then your ideas might have some merit. But if you are going like, "Oh my God, I've been just reading secondary materials and not real studies. I've been going by some phony consensus thing that's been going on, I don't know my crap," then you're not going to want to debate. So I think they -- Scott Pruitt should be doing these televised debates. I would moderate them, but I'm not going to discount my fee. 

Related:

Reuters: EPA chief wants scientists to debate climate on TV

E&E News: Scientists see proposed climate debates as a trap

Previously:

How a scheme to discredit climate science spread from conservative media to the EPA chief

Al Roker Debunks EPA Head Scott Pruitt’s Stunning Denial On Human-Caused Climate Change

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Environment & Science, Climate Change
Network/Outlet
Fox News Channel
Person
Scott Pruitt, Greg Gutfeld
Show/Publication
The Five
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