Dem Wants Disclosure Of Funding Behind Climate Testimony


February 24, 2015 | The Hill | Laura Barron-Lopez

The head Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee is calling on seven different university heads to reveal how much of the work of their climate science research is funded by fossil fuel industries. The Hill reports Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Ariz.) is requesting the information based on scientists who have testified before Congress on science skeptical of human-caused climate change.

The move by Grijalva comes in the wake of a New York Times report revealing deeper ties to industry for anthropogenic climate change skeptic Wei-Hock Soon.

The Hill says Grijalva is requesting funding information from Pepperdine University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University of Delaware, the University of Alabama, the Georgia Institute of Technology, Arizona State University and the University of Colorado.

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