Scientific American: What You Know about Trump’s Assault on Science Was Just the Tip of the Iceberg

What You Know about Trump’s Assault on Science Was Just the Tip of the Iceberg This op-ed was written by our Senior Counsel and Director of Education and Partnerships Dana Gold and was originally published here. From political manipulation of COVID-19 research to censorship of weather forecasters who tried to contradict President Trump’s false claims [...]

Scientific Coalition Letter on Aduhelm to HHS Inspector General

July 7, 2021 Christi Grimm, Acting Inspector General U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Washington, DC 20201 Dear Ms. Grimm: As organizations working to promote and protect science for the public good, we are writing to express our concern about the lack of scientific evidence to support the FDA’s recent accelerated approval of [...]

2021-07-12T16:46:11-04:00July 12th, 2021|Letter, Scientific Integrity|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund Launch the Scientific Integrity Reporting Project

Government Accountability Project and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund Launch the Scientific Integrity Reporting Project WASHINGTON—Today, Government Accountability Project and the Climate Science Legal Defense Fund (CSLDF), in partnership with the American Geophysical Union (AGU), the Environmental Data and Governance Initiative (EDGI), the Jacobs Institute of Women's Health, and Union of Concerned Scientists [...]

2021-06-16T10:00:31-04:00June 16th, 2021|Press release, Scientific Integrity|

Government Accountability Announces Recipients of the Jane E. Rosen Fund to Support Women Fighting for Scientific Integrity

Government Accountability Announces Recipients of the Jane E. Rosen Fund to Support Women Fighting for Scientific Integrity Last year, Government Accountability Project launched the Jane E. Rosen Fund, which was established to continue Dr. Rosen’s pursuit of justice and truth after her passing in October of 2019. The fund is named after Dr. Rosen, a [...]

“And Then There Were None:” How the suppression of truth-tellers heightens the validity of their work

“And Then There Were None:” How the suppression of truth-tellers heightens the validity of their work By Abby Schneekloth On the morning of December 7, 2020, former COVID-19 data scientist Rebekah Jones found her home raided by ten armed Florida police officers. The justification for this search came from a tip from Jones’ former agency [...]

KPFA: Special Broadcast – U.S. House Hearing on Protecting Scientific Integrity in the COVID-19 Response

Note: this broadcast, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, can be found here. Special Broadcast - U.S. House Hearing on Protecting Scientific Integrity in the COVID-19 Response Live Broadcast of the U.S. Health Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing: “Protecting Scientific Integrity in the COVID-19 Response (Panel I). Witnesses Richard A. Bright, Ph.D. Senior [...]

GovExec: Coronavirus Roundup: Top Federal Officials Self-Quarantine; Updates on SBA, HHS, EPA and Defense Inspector General Probes

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Coronavirus Roundup: Top Federal Officials Self-Quarantine; Updates on SBA, HHS, EPA and Defense Inspector General Probes There's a lot to keep track of. Here’s today’s list of news updates and stories you may have missed. President Trump tweeted on Monday morning, “Coronavirus numbers are looking [...]

Union of Concerned Scientists: Roundup: Sidelining Science Hits New Lows in Response to Public Health Crisis

Note: this article, featuring Government Accountability Project, was originally published here. Roundup: Sidelining Science Hits New Lows in Response to Public Health Crisis This post is part of a series of quarterly roundups on scientific integrity. The first three months of 2020 provided an immediate and terrible demonstration of what can happen when an administration ignores [...]

Bloomberg Environment: Environment Regulator’s Husband Listed as Lobbying Her Agency

Note: this article, featuring our Executive Director and CEO Louis Clark, was originally published here. Environment Regulator’s Husband Listed as Lobbying Her Agency A disclosure form lists the husband of the general counsel of the White House Council on Environmental Quality as lobbying his wife’s employer on the National Environmental Policy Act, the council’s [...]

2021-08-27T14:50:38-04:00February 27th, 2020|EPA, In The News, Scientific Integrity|

Undark: An Effort to Improve Scientific Integrity in the Federal Government

Note: this article, featuring our Senior Counsel and Director of Education Dana Gold, was originally published here. An Effort to Improve Scientific Integrity in the Federal Government A bill introduced this year could protect government scientists and their research, but it faces hurdles to become law. IN SEPTEMBER, after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the Bahamas, it barreled [...]

2019-12-02T09:24:39-05:00December 2nd, 2019|In The News, Scientific Integrity, Whistleblowers|