Daily Archives: May 21, 2010

Climate scientists tell House committee: We know the risk, now it’s up to policymakers to act

The House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming held a hearing on May 20 to examine the intersection between climate science and the political process.  Ralph Cicerone, Mario Molina, Stephen Schneider, Ben Santer, and William Happer testified.  The … Continue reading

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Nine ways to undermine Virginia AG Cuccinelli’s McCarthyite demand for scientists’ communication

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s effort to subpoena Prof. Michael Mann’s documents and e-mail correspondence with 39 other scientists would establish a precedent for essentially destroying the ability of university faculty to correspond with colleagues with any sense of confidentiality—a … Continue reading

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