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Senate Commerce Committee Hearing: Human Impact on Climate

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Senate Commerce Committee Hearing: Human Impact on Climate

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 : 03:00pm
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 : 05:00pm
Senate Russell Office Building, Room 243 : Washington, DC

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U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), chairman of the Senate Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Space, Science, and Competitiveness, will convene a hearing titled “Data or Dogma? Promoting Open Inquiry in the Debate over the Magnitude of Human Impact on Earth’s Climate.” The hearing will focus on the ongoing debate over climate science, the impact of federal funding on the objectivity of climate research, and the ways in which political pressure can suppress opposing viewpoints in the field of climate science.


  • Dr. John Christy, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and Director of the Earth System Science Center, University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Dr. Judith Curry, Chair of the School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Dr. William Happer, Cyrus Fogg Bracket Professor of Physics, Princeton University
  • Mr. Mark Steyn, International Bestselling Author
  • Dr. David Titley (Rear Admiral, USN (ret.)), Professor of Practice, Department of Meteorology, Pennsylvania State University, Director, Center for Solutions to Weather and Climate Risk
  • Additional witnesses may be announced

Witness testimony, opening statements, and a live video of the hearing will be available on




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