The Politicization Of Science

Scientists accuse the Bush administration of distorting science to make it appear to support the administration's policy goals.
February 26, 2004, 6am PST | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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"A group of scientists, including 20 Nobel laureates, last week signed a petition condemning the White House for deliberately and systematically distorting scientific fact in the service of policy goals on the environment, health, biomedical research and nuclear weaponry at home and abroad...Maybe the clearest example is on climate change where the White House insisted that the Environmental Protection Agency drastically rewrite a draft section of a report on the environment on Global Warming to emphasize the uncertainties and downplay the mainstream consensus of the world scientists."

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Published on Tuesday, February 24, 2004 in Democracy Now!
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