Scientific Integrity

Scientific Integrity Policies Now Dead Letters

For Immediate Release: Jul 24, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Few Complaints Filed Inside Interior and None Sustained Since 2015 Washington, DC — The odds of scientists successfully correcting breaches in scientific integrity are slim to none, according to...
The Trump Administration’s War on Climate Science

The Trump Administration’s War on Climate Science

Defending Climate Science in the Trump Era Available for download The Trump administration’s pro-industry, anti-science agenda has undermined the work of every federal agency that conducts climate science and has a broad chilling effect on agency personnel. President...

Alternative Facts on the Rise in Federal Decision Records

For Immediate Release: Jan 31, 2019 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Alternative Facts on the Rise in Federal Decision Records Trump Agencies Purging Dissenting Information from the Administrative Record Washington, DC — As more and more Trump initiatives are...

Federal Scientists Face Official Barriers in Publishing

Muddled and Conflicting Policies Put Scientists in “Publish and Perish” Dilemma Washington, DC — Official promises to make federal scientific research transparent are belied by a maze of agency policies that prevent its publication, according to a new legal analysis...

Pruitt Science Censorship Plan Is Big Test for Wheeler

For Immediate Release: Aug 15, 2018 Contact: Kirsten Stade (202) 265-7337 Pruitt Science Censorship Plan Is Big Test for Wheeler Legally Dubious Curbs on Scientific Studies Hamstring Public Health Protections Washington, DC — Scott Pruitt’s ouster from the U.S....