Environmental Politics

3 Scientists on Research They Couldn’t Discuss With Media Under Harper

"In the scientific community, Max Bothwell is regarded as the go-to guy on 'rock snot,' an unsightly but amusingly nicknamed invasive algae that grows in streams and riverbeds. He’s been an Environment Canada scientist for 36 years, studied the slimy blooms for 22 of those and has published considerable literature on the subject." The Harper government kept him quiet.

Source: Toronto Globe & Mail, 11/18/2015

"Climate Study Spat Escalates as Smith Presses for Interviews"

"The clash between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Rep. Lamar Smith (R-Texas) over a global warming study continued this week, with Smith accusing the agency of 'publicizing' his demand for the internal emails of agency scientists and officials."

Source: E&E Daily, 11/18/2015


Subscribe to RSS - Environmental Politics