Questions Surround Editing of U.S. Report on Global Warming
On June, 2005 the New York Times published this article, Bush Aide Softened Greenhouse Gas Links to Global Warming, which states that Philip A. Cooney, White House Council on Environmental Quality's chief of staff, formerly with the American Petroleum Institute, altered climate research already vetted by government scientists. Related documents and additional details are available as follows:Memo by Rick S. Piltz, former senior associate, Climate Science Program, to his supervisors: On Issues of Concern About the Governance and Direction of the Climate Change Science Program (14 pages, PDF).
From the Government Accountability Project, this memo, Censorship and Secrecy: Politicizing the U.S. Climate Change Science Program (CCSP)
Fact Sheet on Censorship of Accepted Scientific Conclusions From Climate Change Policy Development
High Profile Group of Scientists Support Free Access to Gov't Funded Scientific Research