Political Climate
Mar 06, 2007

Global climate change is among today’s most visible and controversial areas of science-based policy. By almost any measure — number of researchers, size of budgets, attention from the public and from policymakers — the importance of this field has grown dramatically during the last decade. The collective annual budget of the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), a clearinghouse organization charged with coordinating research sponsored by a dozen different US government agencies, hovers near $1.8 billion (U.S. Global Change Research Program, 1998). Although the USGCRP covers many areas in addition to atmospheric science, a large number of these — including oceanography, ecology, agriculture, and forest studies — are linked via the question of how a changing climate may affect them.

The full report can be found here: http://www.si.umich.edu/~pne/PDF/dataladen.pdf. 

Mar 01, 2007
Errors covertly corrected by the I.P.C.C. after publication And Uncorrected Errors by Al Gore

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For full report, check out: http://ff.org/centers/csspp/pdf/20070226_monckton.pdf

Feb 23, 2007
A Conservative Conservationist?


By Gov. Mark Sanford, Washington Post

When George W. Bush, The Post and the insurance giant Lloyd’s of London agree on something, it’s obvious a new wind is blowing. The climate change debate is here to stay, and as America warms to the idea of environmental conservation on a grander scale, it’s vital that conservatives change the debate before government regulation expands yet again and personal freedom is pushed closer toward extinction.

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