Monthly Archives: March 2012

Sherwood Rowland Senate testimony on IPCC, science censorship, and the need for climate action

Dr. F. Sherwood Rowland (1927-2012) testifying at a hearing on “Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity,” held by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, February 7, 2007. Text of Dr. Rowland’s testimony below.

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Sherry Rowland and the ozone denialists

In 1995, shortly before F. Sherwood Rowland (1927-March 10, 2012) was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for collaborative work two decades earlier on the fundamental chemistry of stratospheric ozone depletion, a House Science subcommittee held a hearing, chaired by Rep. … Continue reading

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Government Accountability Project – Whistleblower Tour

I’ll be joining GAP’s American Whistleblower Tour in Houston, Texas, on March 9, as part of a full-day session on legal issues and the experiences of whistleblowers. The event is sponsored by the South Texas College of Law and co-sponsored by the South … Continue reading

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Virginia Supreme Court tosses out AG Cuccinelli inquisition on Michael Mann

In a victory for university scholars, the Virginia Supreme Court ruled today that Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli does not have the authority to demand the release of email and other documents related to the work of former University of Virginia … Continue reading

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Scientists’ op-ed supporting EPA against legal challenge to Endangerment Finding

On February 28 and 29 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia heard two days of oral argument on legal challenges to four rules promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency in connection with the agency’s Endangerment Finding on … Continue reading

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