Monthly Archives: March 2007

Misleading NY Times article on Gore film gets deserved excoriation by RealClimate

RealClimate, a key Web site in which leading scientists set the record straight on current climate change issues, takes apart William Broad’s deplorable and widely off-the-mark March 13 article in the New York Times on “An Inconvenient Truth.” How can … Continue reading

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GAP letter to the NOAA Administrator on criteria for media policy reform

The Government Accountability Project has sent a letter to Vice Admiral Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Undersecretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Administrator, detailing GAP’s recommendations on NOAA’s media policy reform.  GAP is urging … Continue reading

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House Oversight Committee to hold second hearing on political interference with climate science

The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform has scheduled another full committee hearing to examine allegations of political interference with government climate change science, to be held on Monday, March 19, 2007 in 2154 Rayburn House Office Building.  Stay … Continue reading

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Panel at National Press Club agrees the public’s right to know is frequently compromised

From the Cleveland Plain Dealer’s article on “Sunshine Week 2007”—“Rick Piltz, founder of Climate Science Watch…cited a recent study saying that polar bears are endangered because of disappearing sea ice. But the Bush administration, he said, insisted the study had … Continue reading

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More on the Administration’s long-withheld U.S. Climate Action Report

The New York Times and the Associated Press reported on a leaked internal government draft of the long-overdue U.S. Climate Action Report, required under the climate treaty, which the Administration continues to withhold. In the AP wire story (March 3) … Continue reading

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Open the Government, Sunshine Week 2007: “Closed Doors; Open Democracies?”

Climate Science Watch will participate in a Sunshine Week 2007 program focused on access to government information, including the impact of government suppression and manipulation of scientific information on public health and safety—and accountability. The event will be held at … Continue reading

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