Monthly Archives: October 2012

Did denialist EPA lawyer break ethics rules in his attack on Michael Mann?

Did an Environmental Protection Agency lawyer and global warming denialist violate EPA ethics requirements in also working for the right-wing ‘free market’ group American Tradition Institute in its inquisition seeking access to climate scientist Michael Mann’s email and documents from … Continue reading

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“Obama and the Politics of Climate Science Communication”

What is lost when the President fails to communicate with the public about global warming and climate change?  What should the President say to the public — beyond breaking the silence and tactically gaining public support by clearing the low … Continue reading

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R.I.P. John Hoffman

John Hoffman, “brilliant leader of the EPA team that saved the ozone layer, founder of the hugely successful Energy Star programs, and climate protection pioneer,” in the words of David Doniger, died on September 24 at the too-young age of … Continue reading

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Chasing Ice

The ice melt off the world’s glaciers is a warning sign that climate change is impacting the entire planet.  In the new film Chasing Ice, images document months of changes in moments, offering a rare glimpse of the dramatic changes … Continue reading

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Climate Silence

Forecast the Facts is launching a new campaign through which citizens can petition the presidential candidates to speak honestly and directly about how they would address climate change if elected.   As we’ve been saying:  It’s time for the climate silence … Continue reading

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Government scientific information: Culture of secrecy is still a problem

Did President Obama’s Transparency and Open Government memorandum, issued at the beginning of his term, have a significant impact?  At a September 25 symposium in Washington, DC, on “Improving Citizen Access to Government Scientific Information,” watchdog speakers suggested that federal … Continue reading

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