What’s wrong with interest groups funding research? This.
A couple of agriculture groups has suspended grants to the University of Minnesota because of studies (plural) from the U that biofuels may contribute to global warming.
Bev Durgan, dean of University Extension, says “this is not about telling a researcher what they can or cannot do, this is talking about all the issues around renewable energy, around environment, what they are now and what they are going to be. This is all about having that academic conversation.”