Daily Archives: March 17, 2009

On the Obama scientific integrity directive

President Obama’s March 9 “Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies” on Scientific Integrity calls for “transparency in the use of scientific information in policymaking.”  If the President and his science adviser John Holdren carry out that pledge, … Continue reading

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“Whistleblower’s Revenge”

“The gust of wind that surged through Washington D.C. earlier this month was not a warm front moving in,” writes William S. Becker, director of the Presidential Climate Action Project, in the March 15 Environmentalist (“Whistleblower’s Revenge”). “It was the … Continue reading

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