In the past, we’ve covered attempts by some political groups (or politicians) to access climate scientists’ e-mails. The idea is generally to trawl through them for anything that can be used to bolster the claim that climate science is somehow fraudulent—hypothetically vindicating those who have refused to acknowledge the scientific consensus for decades.
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Federal judges don’t appear to be buying the Obama administration's arguments that a lawsuit seeking access a top White House official’s private emails should be tossed out.
Judges on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rebuffed government attorneys' arguments today that they should uphold a lower court's dismissal of a case aimed at obtaining work-related emails kept by White House science adviser John Holdren on a private server. Continue…
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Libertarians' pursuit of federal officials' text messages may proceed, a federal judge ruled, denying in part the Environmental Protection Agency's motion to dismiss a think tank's claims.
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