- Comment to State Department on Keystone XL pipeline "National Interest Determination"
- John Holdren: Drought and Global Climate Change: An Analysis of Statements by Roger Pielke Jr
- More on Mann v. National Review et al.
- Keystone is about more than one pipeline
- Setting the record straight on misleading claims against Michael Mann
- Assessments of Climate Impacts and Adaptation
- Attacks on Climate Science and Scientists
- Climate Change Education and Communication
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- Climate Litigation
- Climate Science Censorship
- Climate Science Watch
- Climate Science Watch Update
- Congress: Legislation and Oversight
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- International Climate Policy
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Author Archives: Joseph A. Davis
On the White House Scientific Integrity guidelines – Part 4: Sources, Documents, Further Information
This fourth in a four-part series on the White House Scientific Integrity guidelines memorandum issued December 17, 2010 provides links to primary sources, media coverage and response, and press releases and statements by nongovernmental organizations.
On December 17, 2010, the White House issued scientific integrity guidelines that, among other things, could be used by federal agencies to require that government scientists have minders when giving interviews -- and now the White House refuses to be transparent … Continue reading
On the White House Scientific Integrity guidelines – Part 2: Can Federal Scientists Speak Freely With Journalists?
One of the five sections of OSTP Director John Holdren's December 17, 2010, scientific integrity guidelines for federal agencies covers Public Communications. Media policy is what most concerns journalists, and is one area in which the Bush administration engaged in a … Continue reading
Scientific integrity guidelines for federal agencies issued December 17, 2010, by John Holdren, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, ostensibly endorse open communication between journalists and scientists. But the available documentary evidence, including disclosures forced by a … Continue reading
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s science communication fiasco over the amount and fate of the runaway oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico following the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout presented an important object lesson: the Obama administration “tried to … Continue reading
The Washington Post ran an article on September 17 on the controversy over whether Pat Michaels, long-time voice of the global warming denial machine, was entitled to continue to identify himself as the Virginia State Climatologist. Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine … Continue reading