Lunch, With a Side of Climate Denial

| Fri Apr. 16, 2010 5:18 PM EDT

You might think the recent exoneration of the scientists involved in the so-called "Climategate" scandal would have put a damper on efforts by climate change deniers to exploit the issue. But the leaders of the anti-science movement were still at it on Friday, as the Heritage Foundation and the Competitive Enterprise Institute hosted a lunch briefing on Capitol Hill to continue playing up the "controversy."

"The Climategate Scandals: What Has Been Revealed And What Does It Mean?" featured Cato's Pat Michaels and John D'Aleo, a meteorologist who runs the skeptic outlet ICECAP. It also featured Chick-Fil-A catering, which seemed to be the chief draw for many of the young House staffers in the audience.

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