Congressman Grijalva investigates climate change skeptics, gets hit with FOIA

Rep. Raul M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), the ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources, recently sought out information from seven universities pertaining to the funding of professors who allegedly stood in opposition to the “consensus” on climate change and had testified before Congress about climate change.

Grijalva requested information regarding the source of their research grants, as well as copies of the scientists’ financial disclosure forms.

Last week, the University of Delaware refused to provide information on the funding of professor David Legates. Patrick T. Harker, the school’s president, released a letter declaring that, “The University of Delaware chooses not to act in a manner inconsistent with its governing principles.” Continue>>>