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U.S. Energy Agency Asked Scientists to Scrub References to Climate Change--Scientific American

U.S. Energy Agency Asked Scientists to Scrub References to Climate Change

"Researchers were told to censor descriptions of projects funded by a Department of Energy laboratory"

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"Saleska says it appears that DOE programme managers are trying to frame the work that they support so that it appears aligned with White House budget directives. “What else can they do?” he asks. Saleska says he is more concerned that research priorities are being set by political ideology that is at odds with scientific knowledge.

Sanderman also lamented the fact that scientists are being forced to change the way they talk about their work. 'But if that's what it takes to keep science going for a couple of years, we will I guess play along,' he adds."
 
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