Wednesday, June 8, 2005
The NY Times reported yesterday that Phillip Cooney, the CEQ chief of staff, edited the descriptions of climate change scientific research in government reports in a way that downplayed the link between greenhouse gas emissions and global warming. Mr. Cooney formerly previously served as a American Petroleum Institute lobbyist on climate change.
Question 1: Do you believe that the Bush Administration has politicized science to a far greater extent than previous administrations?
Question 2: What are the best devices to check the politicization of science?