Wednesday, May 25, 2022
HomeMiddle ColumnBummer: Shutdown might hinder policy-neutral IPCC members from talking to politicians about...

Bummer: Shutdown might hinder policy-neutral IPCC members from talking to politicians about “formulating what new policies or approaches that might be dictated” by the IPCC report

-

Bummer: Shutdown might hinder policy-neutral IPCC members from talking to politicians about “formulating what new policies or approaches that might be dictated” by the IPCC report

http://tomnelson.blogspot.com/2013/10/bummer-shutdown-might-hinder-policy.html

Policy: Washington’s climate — hot rhetoric, cold comfort as a few good employees struggle on — Wednesday, October 2, 2013 — www.eenews.netThe shutdown comes at an especially inconvenient time for climate research; a number of scientists with NOAA were co-authors of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report, which was released in full Monday (ClimateWire, Oct. 1).Since the shutdown, these experts are no longer available to help interpret the 2,000-page document for journalists or policymakers.”The scientists involved in that, by and large, will not be helpful to the administration or to Congress in terms of formulating what new policies or approaches that might be dictated by that information … which is very critical,” said Steven Murawski, formerly the chief scientist of the National Marine Fisheries Service under NOAA and now a professor of marine science at the University of South Florida. “Without scientific information, this becomes an exercise in belief rather than fact.”

Sent by gReader Pro

- Advertisment -

Related Articles

President Biden – High Gasoline Prices are an “Incredible Transition”

Includes video; We're all used to President Biden's hilarious gaffs, Biden accidentally saying the quiet part out loud, but this one takes the peach.

The Big 5 Natural Causes of Climate Change: part 4 Landscape Changes

Although most landscape changes are caused by humans, the intent here is show how landscape changes largely account for the land's temperature trends that...

Australia Becoming Unlivable–BBC

This may come as news to the Aussies!