Re: [asa] Hansen December 2005 Timeline Reconstruction

From: Janice Matchett <>
Date: Sun Mar 25 2007 - 23:27:45 EDT

At 11:17 PM 3/25/2007, Rich Blinne wrote:

>On Mar 25, 2007, at 8:54 PM, Janice Matchett wrote:
>>At 09:56 PM 3/25/2007, Rich Blinne wrote:
>>>Earlier in Hansen's career he attempted to do the same and
>>>identify any policy recommendations as his personal opinion.
>>>Starting with the GHWB administration that option was removed from him.
>>@ He made his bed. Let him sleep in it.
>That was done by OMB under the GHWB administration. They wanted to
>edit his sworn congressional testimony even when he was testifying
>as a private citizen. He went along with the edits and then faxed
>then Senator Gore to ask him during testimony if that was his actual
>opinion. The exchange that followed was captured in passing during
>An Inconvenient Truth. You were outraged when you thought
>politicians modified science in the IPCC. Are you outraged now? The
>late Senator Heinz (R-PA) was outraged and wrote a letter to the
>administration to get them to reverse themselves. This was the start
>of a long relationship that was a reason that the Heinz Foundation
>later gave Hansen an award. It has nothing to do with Teresa's
>current husband.

@ He's your hero.

I know a weasel when I see one.

~ Janice

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