Climate Science Watch has obtained a copy of the testimony on the health impacts of climate change as drafted by Dr. Julie Gerberding, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This draft testimony was substantially cut by the White House before Dr. Gerberding was allowed to testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on October 23. See Details for the document.
See our April 12, 2008 post: “CDC House hearing witness Frumkin submits CDC Director Gerberding’s previously censored testimony”
See our October 23 posting for more on this story.
Censored draft testimony of Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
U.S. Department of Health and human Services
for Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works hearing October 23, 2007
Written testimony as submitted to the committee
Julie Louise Gerberding M.D., M.P.H.
Director Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Hearing on “Examining the Human Health Impacts of Global Warming”
Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works
Tuesday, October 23, 2007
(includes an archived webcast of the hearing)