Bush Aide Waters Down Global Warming Reports
WASHINGTON (CP) - The White House is fending off attacks that an official watered down reports on global warming just as British Prime Minister Tony Blair is trying to muster world support for a new push to fight climate change.
It's not the first time the U.S. administration has been charged with politicizing science and it hit a nerve with environmentalists who've long argued there's too much industry influence on American policy when it comes to greenhouse gas restrictions.
A story published in the New York Times on Wednesday revealed repeated changes to descriptions of climate research that had already been approved by government scientists and their supervisors.
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