The War on Science

Science is under siege. Anti-science groups and individuals seek to delegitimize, interfere with, and undermine facts and evidence that threaten their financial interests and ideological beliefs. Aggressive legal action, harassment, and even death threats are standard occurrences for climate researchers. We fight for scientists and defend scientific integrity by exposing and challenging these attacks against science to preserve academic freedom and prevent manipulation of public policy.

The Climate Reality Project

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The risk of legal attack on any individual scientist is small, but there are actions researchers can take to protect and defend themselves against politically-motivated attacks.


Call for CSLDF Campus Reps

We’re accepting applications for our Campus Reps Program through March 30. Apply to join our network of law professors who help scientists on their campus understand their rights and responsibilities.

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Silencing Science Tracker

The Silencing Science Tracker, our project with Columbia’s Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, logs government actions to silence scientists working on environmental, public health and climate issues.


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