Monthly Archives: May 2008

Use law on environmental impact statements to assess global warming implications of federal actions

A new report by the Center for American Progress proposes that the next President issue an Executive Order requiring climate change to be included as a consideration under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  “Government responsibilities are jeopardized by the … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Week in Washington DC panel May 12 on Scientific Freedom and the Public Good

Scientific censorship on a range of issues including climate change will be the subject of a panel as Government Accountability Project Whistleblower Week in Washington DC events kick off on May 12. Panelists will include Celia Wexler and Tim Donaghy … Continue reading

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Unreleased aviation report projects more than doubling of CO2 emissions from 2000-2025

Greenhouse gas emissions from aviation are projected to trend sharply upwards, according to a suppressed report based on information contained in U.S., European, and UK government databases maintained by regulatory agencies (Environment News Service, May 7). The U.S. needs a … Continue reading

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Questions for Climate Change Science Program Director William J. Brennan nomination hearing

Here are some questions that members of the Senate Commerce Committee should have asked of William J. Brennan, acting director of the U.S. Climate Change Science Program, at his May 1 nomination hearing to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for … Continue reading

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