Daily Archives: December 12, 2007

House Oversight approves report on political interference with climate science communication

On December 12 the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee approved a majority report that concludes that the Bush Administration politically interfered with climate change science communication and misled policymakers and the public about the dangers of global warming. The … Continue reading

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A climate scientist in the “reality-based community” finds science advisor Marburger talk “scary”

In his critical review on the RealClimate site of a December 11 talk by White House science advisor John Marburger, Prof. Ray Pierrehumbert sees political slant continuing to trump climate science.

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House Oversight Committee report contradicts NOAA Administrator Lautenbacher’s testimony

On 16 February 2006, the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Conrad C. Lautenbacher, Jr., was asked in a Senate Hearing whether there was White House censorship of communication by NOAA scientists. Lautenbacher responded that he was "not … Continue reading

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