Rebecca Fowler, Author at Climate Science Legal Defense Fund
December 3, 2019

Legal Education for Scientists Events at the AGU Fall Meeting

CSLDF and American Geophysical Union (AGU) want to help scientists understand their legal rights and responsibilities—we believe this knowledge is an essential part of every researcher’s professional development. So we’ve partnered on the “Legal Education for Scientists Program” for eight years, and are offering a range of events at the 2019 AGU Fall Meeting in December.
November 26, 2019

November Update: Does Your State Protect Research Materials?

We published the second edition of “Research Protections in Open Records Laws: An Analysis and Ranking,” join us and the ACLU at the AGU Fall Meeting for a workshop on advocacy and activism, and more.
November 25, 2019

A Persistent Problem and Our Updated Guide to State Open Records Laws

To increase awareness of state open records laws—and how they’re lacking—today we released the second edition of our report, “Research Protections in Open Records Laws: An Analysis and Ranking.” The publication includes a detailed breakdown of how each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia treat scientific and academic research under their open records laws.
October 24, 2019

October Update: Trump is Silencing Science About Once Every Four Days

We took a look at science under the first 1,000 days of Trump; countering the White House’s attack on science advice; the Scientific Integrity Act moves forward; and more.
October 17, 2019

Here’s How Science Has Suffered During the First 1,000 Days of Trump

One thousand days into the Trump administration, the federal government has attacked science 249 times—or roughly once every four days. The administration’s assault on science includes attempting to cast doubt on climate change, limiting and eliminating access to scientific information, and preventing federal scientists from publicly communicating their research. 
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