Daily Archives: June 24, 2006

Questions about the new Acting Director of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program

On June 19 the secretaries of commerce and energy designated Dr. Bill Brennan as the “acting director” of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program. The position of CCSP director has been vacant since the end of March. Scientists, congressional overseers, … Continue reading

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Senate approves whistleblower rights breakthrough

On June 22 the Senate acted to plug a government accountability loophole created less than one month ago, when the Supreme Courts Garcetti v. Ceballos decision canceled constitutional free speech rights for government workers carrying out their job duties.

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