Monday, November 30, 2009

House Select Committee On Global Warming To Hold Hearing

The House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming is holding a hearing explore the recently disputed consensus view that global warming is real and the science indicates that it is getting worse. Chairman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), left, will host two of America’s climate scientists, Dr. John Holdren and Dr. Jane Lubchenco.

Dr. Holdren, right, is the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and was formerly a professor at Harvard University and the director of the acclaimed Woods Hole Research Center.

Dr. Lubchenco, left, is the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the United States’ leading climate office.

The past decade has been the hottest in recorded history, with all of the years since 2001 being in the top 10 of hottest, according to NASA. This summer, the world’s oceans were the warmest in NOAA’s 130 years of record-keeping. Meanwhile, global heat-trapping pollution continues to rise.

WHAT: Select Committee hearing on the State of Climate Science

WHEN: 10 AM, Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

WHERE: B-318 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, DC
and on the web at

WHO: Dr. John Holdren, Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy
Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Administrator, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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