Monthly Archives: May 2010

Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference showcases strength of labor-environmental coalition

We attended the third annual Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference in Washington, DC, May 4-6, organized by the Blue Green Alliance, a “national, strategic partnership between labor unions and environmental organizations dedicated to expanding the number and quality of jobs … Continue reading

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The Denial Machine: Interview on KPFK-FM Los Angeles

CSW director Rick Piltz and Climate Cover-Up co-author Richard Littlemore of DeSmogBlog were interviewed on KPFK’s “Insighters” program aired April 22. See Details for transcript and webcast.

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At House hearing, prominent scientists reaffirm climate science’s broad knowledge, urgency to act

We attended a May 6 hearing at which the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming heard from a panel of scientists and one policy adviser on the scientific foundations of climate change, in light of continued attacks … Continue reading

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Letter from 255 National Academy members on Climate Change and the Integrity of Science

The letter, from 255 members of the National Academy of Sciences, including 11 Nobel laureates, begins: “We are deeply disturbed by the recent escalation of political assaults on scientists in general and on climate scientists in particular. It says: “We … Continue reading

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NOAA’s Tom Karl explains temperature data supporting conclusion: ‘global warming is unequivocal’

The American Meteorological Society yesterday presented a briefing by Tom Karl in the U.S. Capitol Building on “Detecting Climate Change: The Temperature Record.” We attended and heard Karl, the Interim Director of NOAA Climate Services and Director of the NOAA … Continue reading

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Free the Cuccinelli 40: Virginia AG demands e-mails of Michael Mann and 39 other scientists

Virginia’s combative right-wing state Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has issued a “Civil Investigative Demand” calling on the University of Virginia to turn over a large quantity of material about climate scientist Michael Mann, who was at the University during 1999-2005. … Continue reading

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InterAcademy Council Names IPCC Review Committee

The InterAcademy Council (IAC), an organization of the world’s science academies, announced May 3 that Harold T. Shapiro, an economist and former president of Princeton University and the University of Michigan, will chair a 12-member committee to conduct an independent … Continue reading

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