Monthly Archives: February 2007

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to hold March 1 hearing on global warming

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (Organization of American States) will hold a hearing on March 1 to investigate the relationship between global warming and human rights. The hearing is in response to a petition by Nobel Peace Prize nominee … Continue reading

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“An Inconvenient Truth”—Best Documentary Feature

Congratulations to Vice-President Gore, director Davis Guggenheim, and Laurie David and the other producers of the film for winning the Academy Award this year for Best Documentary Feature.

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Vice President’s global warming views at odds with majority of climate scientists

In an exclusive February 23 interview, ABC asked Vice President Cheney about the topic of global warming, a subject Mr. Cheney has rarely addressed in the past. The Vice President agreed that the Earth is warming but, like President Bush, … Continue reading

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AAAS Board Statement: Climate change caused by human activities is a growing threat

The American Association for the Advancement of Science Board of Directors released a strong, unequivocal statement on global climate change, its societal and environmental consequences, and the pressing need for mitigation and adaptation response strategies, on February 18 during the … Continue reading

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Closed Doors; Open Democracies? A national dialogue on government openness

On March 12 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, Climate Science Watch will be represented on a panel addressing issues of access to government information, including the impact of government suppression and manipulation of scientific information on public … Continue reading

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“Everything’s Cool” global warming documentary has first New York City screening on February 20

“Everything’s Cool” will be screened for the first time in New York City on February 20 at the IFC Center.  The film features writer/activist Bill McKibben, author of “The End of Nature;” investigative journalist Ross Gelbspan, author of “The Heat … Continue reading

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Climate Science Watch interview on EcoTalk, Air America Radio

We were interviewed by veteran green radio host Betsy Rosenberg on her EcoTalk program on Air America Radio on January 19, while we were in Park City, Utah, for the premiere of the new global warming documentary film “Everything’s Cool” at … Continue reading

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AAAS President John Holdren urges action on climate change, energy system, and sustainability

In his February 15 Presidential Address to the American Association for the Advancement of Science, “Science and Technology for Sustainable Well-Being,” Harvard Prof. John Holdren called on scientists and engineers to get personally involved in developing solutions and suggested that … Continue reading

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Earthbeat radio: Climate science censorship and Congressional oversight

On February 13, Earthbeat (WPFW-FM in Washington, DC) interviewed CSW Director Rick Piltz and others on issues of climate science censorship and the reactivation of long-overdue Congressional oversight. 

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House Committee Unanimously Approves Whistleblower Protections

The Government Accountability Project has been working seven years for the reforms to overhaul the law protecting federal government whistleblowers approved by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee February 14.  The bill would extend anti-retaliation rights to those who … Continue reading

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