Earth Science: June 2008 Archives

NASA Watch on ABC

Global Warming 20 Years Later, ABC News

Editor's note: I did an interview for ABC news today in this piece on Jim Hansen.

Editor's note 10:26 am EDT : Hansen is on the Diane Rehm show right now at WAMU at FM 88.5 Listen

Hansen will be testifying today at 3:00pm EDT today before the House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming.

Put oil firm chiefs on trial, says leading climate change scientist, The Guardian

"James Hansen, one of the world's leading climate scientists, will today call for the chief executives of large fossil fuel companies to be put on trial for high crimes against humanity and nature, accusing them of actively spreading doubt about global warming in the same way that tobacco companies blurred the links between smoking and cancer." ....

"He is also considering personally targeting members of Congress who have a poor track record on climate change in the coming November elections. He will campaign to have several of them unseated. "

Editor's note: I'd love to see PAO's talking points on this one ... meanwhile, isn't using one's position at NASA like this a potential violation of the Hatch Act? Does Hanesen give these overtly political, partisan interviews and make these campaign suggestions while sitting at his desk?

Editor's update: I was on cue to ask a question - but the show ended just before I was called upon. This is what I submitted by email and would have asked:



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