Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

Chairman Henry A. Waxman, 110th Congress

Committee Holds Hearing on Political Influence on Government Climate Change Scientists

The Oversight Committee held a hearing on January 30 regarding political interference in the work of government climate change scientists. In preparation for the hearing, Chairman Waxman and Ranking Member Davis requested documents from the Council on Environmental Quality related to allegations that officials edited scientific reports and took other actions to minimize the significance of climate change.