Daily Archives: December 8, 2009

Rep. Sensenbrenner projects “fascism” and “fraud” onto scientists, is rebutted at hearing

Rep. James Sensenbrenner (R-Wisconsin) channeled the reckless spirit of the late Sen. Joe McCarthy in an effort to lead a December 3 House global warming committee hearing toward a witchhunt based on e-mails stolen from the Climatic Research Unit in … Continue reading

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Michael MacCracken: The Achievable Path to Climate Protection

Dr. Michael MacCracken spoke on December 3 in Washington, DC, outlining his proposal for building a bridge between developed and developing countries to forge an international climate agreement. He emphasized that without emissions reduction commitments from both developed and developing … Continue reading

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Open Letter to Congress from U.S. Scientists on Climate Change and Recently Stolen Emails

“In the last few weeks, opponents of taking action on climate change have misrepresented both the content and the significance of stolen emails to obscure public understanding of climate science and the scientific process,” said 25 U.S. scientists, including eight … Continue reading

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