Climate scientists need power to prescribe climate policies: report

Climate scientists currently face a dilemma. A scientist’s chief responsibility is to report the observed and analyzed facts as neutrally and accurately as possible. On the surface, this would seem to preclude offering policy recommendations. Yet when comes to an issue as dire as climate change, where the stakes are literally humanity’s continued existence, it could be argued that failing to prescribe solutions is equally irresponsible....

Originally posted on salon.com