Monthly Archives: February 2007

Senate Commerce climate science hearing follow-up: News reports

Environment News Service (“Effects of Bush Climate Science Censorship Linger”) and Wired News (“Bush Ripped on Global Warming”) covered the February 7 Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee hearing on “Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity” with some reporting that … Continue reading

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Senate Commerce Feb. 7 climate science hearing follow-up: Witness testimony and archived Webcast

Witness testimony and an archived Webcast of the hearing on “Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity,” held by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation on February 7, are available on the Committee’s Web site. CSW Director Rick Piltz … Continue reading

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Check out the Earth observation images newly added to this site

Additions to the the rotating set of Earth observation global change images in the upper left corner of pages on this Web site link to explanatory material provided by NASA’s Earth Observatory Newsroom New Images site.

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House Committee set to approve landmark whistleblower rights legislation

The Government Accountability Project (GAP) applauds the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform for advancing the most significant whistleblower rights legislation in U.S. history. 

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House Oversight hearing follow-up: More news and editorial coverage

Excerpts from news coverage of the January 30 House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on allegations of political interference with federal climate scientists, including our participation in the hearing, by NBC Nightly News, ScienceNOW Daily News (Science magazine), the … Continue reading

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Major First Amendment groups condemn government censorship of science about global warming

Nine prominent First Amendment organizations issued a statement warning of the consequences of suppression or distortion of information that is essential to sound public policy and government accountability and applauding the January 30 House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on … Continue reading

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House Oversight Jan. 30 hearing follow-up: News coverage

Coverage of the January 30 House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on climate science by the New York Times, International Herald Tribune, Australian Broadcasting, New Scientist (UK), and the Christian Science Monitor.

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House Oversight Jan. 30 hearing follow-up: Witness testimony and archived Webcast

Witness testimony and other documents and an archived Webcast are available from the January 30 hearing on “Allegations of Political Interference With the Work of Government Climate Change Scientists” held by the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

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Rick Piltz testimony before the Senate Commerce Committee

Climate Science Watch Director Rick Piltz’s testimony for the February 7, 2007, Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation hearing on “Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity.”  See below for full text of written testimony.  The testimony also is available … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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