"We know that the White House possesses documents that contain evidence of an attempt by senior administration officials to mislead the public by injecting doubt into the science of global warming and minimize the potential danger"This level of secrecy of the White House Energy Policy is the norm. What are they hiding? Even legal action has not yet been able to reveal the substance of these meetings between Cheney and the leading energy companies.
- Henry Waxman, Chairman- House Oversight and Government Reform Committee
This report out on Friday, 2/2 is said to be the most definitive and current on human-induced global climate change. It is the first phase of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This segment, written by more than 600 scientists and reviewed by another 600 experts and edited by bureaucrats from 154 countries, includes "a significantly expanded discussion of observation on the climate," said co-chair Susan Solomon, a senior scientist for the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.