Daily Archives: February 23, 2006

Senate committee lets Adm. Lautenbacher off the hook on NOAA media restrictions

At a February 16 oversight committee hearing (video file; hearing begins at 17:50) on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) fiscal year 2007 budget request, the Senate served up another example of the shortcomings of Congressional oversight of the … Continue reading

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American Meteorological Society statement on freedom of scientific expression

In the wake of recent media coverage of the problem of political interference with public communication by federal climate scientists, the AMS Council on February 17 adopted a statement that says, in part: “The ability of scientists to present their … Continue reading

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