environmental policy http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en When it comes to environmental policy, science isn’t always as helpful as lawmakers hope http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/when-it-comes-environmental-policy-science-isn-t-always-helpful-lawmakers-hope <p>Science has long been something we look to for answers. But when it comes to policy making, science can’t always provide the clear solutions lawmakers and the public want. That has to do with how science works and the politics that sometimes infiltrate. Two issues in Wyoming demonstrate uncannily well the shortcomings of science when it comes to decision making in the environmental sphere.</p><p>IRINA ZHOROV: Remember that scene in Ghostbusters, when Bill Murray’s character is pursuing a seemingly irrelevant line of questioning with a laid out woman as a concerned man stands by?</p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 21:12:00 +0000 Irina Zhorov 45134 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org When it comes to environmental policy, science isn’t always as helpful as lawmakers hope