“The science is unequivocal and America must respond.”
Draconian subpoenas by House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith are designed to have a chilling effect on the work of NOAA climate scientists.
If “historic” and “landmark” are missing from your dictionary, it’s no wonder. They could use a break. Kudos are being heaped from quarters far and wide about the outcomes of COP21. But there are also sobering times ahead, by some reporters’ accounts.
Security at COP21 in Paris was robust and ever present, due in large part to fear of a repeat of the terrorist attacks on November 13 in Paris and St. Denis. But some protesting the lukewarm climate talks believe that security was also aimed at quelling dissent.