Government Accountability Project Report – Redacting the Science of Climate Change

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 27, 2007

Redacting the Science of Climate Change [details] the findings of a year-long investigation into political interference at federal climate science agencies. The report demonstrates how policies and practices have increasingly restricted the flow of scientific information emerging from publicly-funded climate change research. This has negatively affected the media’s ability to report objectively on scientific issues, public officials’ capacity to respond with appropriate policies, and full public understanding of environmental concerns.”

  • Committee on Science, March 28, 2007 hearing: Shaping the Message, Distorting the Science: Media Strategies to Influence Public Policy [includes links to witness statements]
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