The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund signed a letter on October 4—along with 76 other organizations—asking President Trump to rescind his executive order cutting Federal Advisory Committees and restore science advice.
The recent events at NOAA highlight the strengths and shortcomings of scientific integrity policies; how to contact us for free confidential legal advice; where to find us at the 2019 Geological Society of American Annual Meeting.
President Trump’s September 2019 tweets about Hurricane Dorian have resulted in another type of storm that highlights the need for stronger protections for scientific integrity—especially at federal agencies.
We've been providing free legal support to climate scientist Maria Caffrey, helping her file a scientific integrity complaint and a whistleblower complaint against the Trump administration; we're hosting events at the Geological Society of American Annual Meeting in September; and more.
We’ve been providing pro bono legal support to Maria Caffrey, a climate scientist who recently worked at the National Park Service. Caffrey refused to acquiesce to repeated attempts to delete references to human-caused climate change from a report she authored on sea level rise impacts to coastal parks. She was forced out of her job in February 2019.