April 15, 2007

Happy Birthday ,Ed!!!

Happy Birthday ,Ed!!!

April 14, 2007

DAS updated / on and on and on

Dead Air Space更新。Thomの投稿。Monbiot.comからの引用。

on and on and on

...................."Last year the top climate scientist at NASA,
James Hansen, reported that his bosses were trying to censor his lectures,
papers and web postings. He was told by public relations officials
at the agency that there would be “dire consequences” if he continued
to call for rapid reductions in greenhouse gases(12)..........

The Union of Concerned Scientists found that 58% of the 279 climate
scientists working at federal agencies in the US who responded to
its survey reported that they had experienced one of the following
constraints. 1. “Pressure to eliminate the words ‘climate change,’
‘global warming’, or other similar terms” from their communications.
2. Editing of scientific reports by their superiors which “changed
the meaning of scientific findings”. 3. Statements by officials at
their agencies which misrepresented their findings. 4. “The disappearance
or unusual delay of websites, reports, or other science-based materials
relating to climate”. 5. “New or unusual administrative requirements
that impair climate-related work”. 6. “Situations in which scientists
have actively objected to, resigned from, or removed themselves from
a project because of pressure to change scientific findings.” They
reported 435 incidents of political interference over the past five

George Monbiot