Senate Commerce Committee hearing Feb. 7 on “Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity”


The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation heard testimony from Bill Brennan (Acting Chairman, U.S. Climate Change Science Program), Richard Anthes (President, UCAR), Thomas R. Knutson (NOAA scientist), James R. Mahoney (former CCSP Director), Rick Piltz (CSW director), and F. Sherwood Rowland (Univ. of California).  In addition, written testimony was submitted by Peter Gleick (Pacific Institute).

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation
Hearing on
Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity

Wednesday, February 7, 2007
10:00 AM

Senate Russell Office Bldg., Room 253


Majority Statements

Minority Statements


  • Mr. Bill Brennan
    Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Affairs, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    Acting Chairman, Climate Change Science Program
  • Dr. Richard Anthes
    University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
  • Mr. Thomas R. Knutson
    Research Meteorologist, Climate Dynamics and Prediction Group
    Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • Dr. James R. Mahoney
    Environmental Consultant
  • Mr. Rick Piltz
    Climate Science Watch, Government Accountability Project
  • Dr. F. Sherwood Rowland
    Bren Research Professor, Chemistry and Earth System
    School of Physical Sciences, University of California

Additional written testimony submitted for the record:

  • Peter Gleick [PDF]
    President, Pacific Institute
    (see also press release issued by the Pacific Institute on 7 February 2007)


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