Wednesday, June 08, 2005

Global Warming

The Times reports that a stooge from the energy industry that the administration put on an environmental council basically did the copyediting on government climate reports:

"Mr. Cooney is chief of staff for the White House Council on Environmental Quality, the office that helps devise and promote administration policies on environmental issues.

Before going to the White House in 2001, he was the "climate team leader" and a lobbyist at the American Petroleum Institute, the largest trade group representing the interests of the oil industry. A lawyer with a bachelor's degree in economics, he has no scientific training."

Read more here .

Here's the National Academies statement on global warming.


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