Republican candidates (from left) Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Ben Carson have all taken variously 'unscientific' positions. Photos: AFP Republican candidates (from left) Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Ben Carson have all taken variously 'unscientific' positions. Photos: AFP
Republican candidates (from left) Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Ben Carson have all taken variously 'unscientific' positions. Photos: AFP

An election without science? Evolution and climate change remain contentious issues for Republicans

Despite academic consensus on evolution, the age of the planet and climate change, these remain contentious issues for conservatives

Topic |   US election: Trump v Clinton
Republican candidates (from left) Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Ben Carson have all taken variously 'unscientific' positions. Photos: AFP Republican candidates (from left) Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Ben Carson have all taken variously 'unscientific' positions. Photos: AFP
Republican candidates (from left) Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Ben Carson have all taken variously 'unscientific' positions. Photos: AFP
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