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Topic - Francesca Grifo
Just five years ago, Charles Monnett was one of the scientists whose observation that several polar bears had drowned in the Arctic Ocean helped galvanize the global warming movement.
Today's Daybook in Washington, D.C.
Francesca Grifo, senior scientist and director of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Scientific Integrity Program, said Mr. Cuccinelli was grasping at straws.
"What is it with this attorney general and science? When the science isn't on his side, he attempts to poke holes in the process and attack the scientists who do the research," she said. "The inspector general's report did not question the agency's conclusion that climate change is a threat to human health and welfare, nor did it question the agency's ability to deal with global warming emissions."