I am one of the scientists who has signed the following letter to Representative Lamar Smith, Chairman of the Science, Space and Technology Committee of Congress. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), an agency of the federal government, has refused to share the scientific data which NOAA scientists have used to adjust the surface temperature records of the Earth. This is a clear violation of federal law and it is a clear thumbing of the noise by NOAA of representative government. Rep. Lamar Smith is simply trying to perform due diligence in evaluating data and scientific methods being used to justify drastic governmental regulations. There is very substantial evidence that much of the surface temperature record has been fudged to support the catastrophic man-made global warming hypothesis. NOAA is unwilling to submit its scientific claims to critical and rational scientific evaluation.
The letter in support of exposing this NOAA data and scientific methodology to open examination was signed by 300 scientists and follows: