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"Scientists Join Forces in a Hostile Climate"

"In the face of  probes by a state attorney general, hints of  hostile congressional hearings and assaults from  critics in the blogosphere, hundreds of members of the American Geophysical Union are forming a rapid-response team aiming to challenge disinformation and misinformation deployed in the policy wars over global warming."

Source: Dot Earth, 11/08/2010

Money for Scientific Research May Be Scarce With a GOP-Led House

"Federal financing of science research, which has risen quickly since the Obama administration came to power, could fall back to pre-Obama levels if the incoming Republican leadership in the House of Representatives follows through on its list of campaign promises."

Source: NYTimes, 11/05/2010

"Koch Leaves Federal Cancer Panel as Groups Urge Ethics Probe"

"Energy magnate David Koch ceded his spot on a National Cancer Institute (NCI) advisory board last month, but green advocates are taking aim at the conservative mega-donor nonetheless by calling for a review of federal ethics policies that allowed him to sit on the panel despite a potential conflict of interest."

Source: Greenwire, 10/28/2010

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