|2018-01-17||NIEHS Director’s Involvement in Scientific Study Investigated||Congress||Government Censorship, Research Hindrance||Other||
The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology announced it was reviewing the involvement of Dr. Linda Birnbaum, the director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, in a study of federal toxics regulation and requested that HHS also commence a review.
|2017-11||Research into Sea-Ice Cover Obstructed by Congress||Congress||Research Hindrance||Climate||
Congress ordered the dismantling of a back-up satellite needed to investigate the impact of climate change on sea-ice in the poles.
|2017-03-29||Climate Science Criticized in Congressional Hearing||Congress||Bias and Misrepresentation, Research Hindrance||Climate||
At a hearing of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, Rep. Lamar Smith criticized climatologists, asserting that they often “operate outside the principles of the scientific method.” Rep. Smith also questioned the accuracy of climate projections, saying that constitute “[a]larmist predictions [that] amount to nothing more than wild guesses.”