Yearly Archives: 2005

CSW’s Rick Piltz Interviewed by Government Accountability Project’s Louis Clark

A Conversation between Climate Science Watch’s Rick Piltz and Government Accountability Project President Louis Clark.  Originally published in Bridging the GAP (Winter 2005), newsletter of the Government Accountability Project, Washington, DC.

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Radio Open Source: Politics of Climate Change

Politics of Climate Change.  Audio (and related blog) for 9 August 2005 broadcast from Radio Open Source, Public Radio International, WGBH-Boston and other stations.  The program follows “the money trail that leads from the fossil fuel industry to political spin” … Continue reading

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“Political Science” from PBS Now

From the PBS television program “NOW”: “Political Science,” on the politicization of science by the Bush administration. Originally broadcast on 22 July 2005.  16 minute story—climate change segment from 8:54 – 16:00

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What’s Up With the Weather? The Politics of Climate Change

What’s Up With the Weather?  The Politics of Climate Change. Audio recording of the National Radio Project’s Making Contact, originally broadcast on 20 July 2005.  “On this edition, we’ll hear about whom climate is affecting, industry and government cover-ups, and … Continue reading

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The Anonymous Source – an Endangered Species?

In The Anonymous Source – an Endangered Species?, author Philipp Steger discusses the importance of whistleblowers to journalists—and the risks they face.  Published in Bridges (13 July 2005), a publication of the Office of Science and Technology at the Embassy … Continue reading

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Al Franken interviews CSW’s Rick Piltz

Al Franken interview with Rick Piltz of Climate Science Watch, audio recording of the 7 July 2005 edition of the Al Franken Show (Air America Radio and Sundance Channel). The program is 1 hr 54 min long, interview is from … Continue reading

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Blowing the Whistle on Climate Change

“Blowing the whistle on climate change: Interview with Rick Piltz, Environmental Science and Technology (ES&T) (22 June 2005) by ES&T Associate Editor Paul Thacker.  “Before publishing this interview, ES&T contacted multiple government officials familiar with Piltz’s work. Although they did … Continue reading

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Low-Ball-Warming: Chris Mooney on the Resignation of Rick Piltz

“Low-Ball Warming: There should be a special circle in hell for people who mess with scientific data.”  In this article published by The American Prospect (20 June 2005), Chris Mooney writes about the resignation of Rick Piltz from the U.S. … Continue reading

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Senators join Climate Science Watch whistleblower

Democrats Unveil Initiative to Keep Science Out of Politics.  Press release (20 June 2005) from Senate Democratic Communications Center and Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid.  “Senators Reid and Schumer announced today that Senate Democrats will introduce an amendment this week … Continue reading

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U.S. Pressure Weakens G-8 Climate Plan

A collection of links to news stories indicating that the U.S. government used its influence to weaken the Climate Change Plan of Action [PDF] produced from the G-8 Summit in Scotland on 6-8 July 2005.

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