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CEI Weekly: CEI Sues NASA to Uncover Key Global Warming Docs

CEI Weekly is a compilation of articles and blog posts from CEI’s fellows and associates sent out via e-mail every Friday. Also included in the Weekly newsletter is a brief description of CEI’s weekly podcast and a feature on a major CEI breakthrough made during the week. To sign up for CEI Weekly, go to CEI Weekly May 28, 2010 >>CEI Sues NASA to Uncover Key Global Warming Docs CEI is suing NASA in federal court! We have asked the court to order NASA – which has evaded our Freedom of Information Act requests for three years – to turn over documents related to global warming activities undertaken by federal employees. Chris Horner, along with the law firm Gibson, Dunn and Crutcher, is leading the charge to determine whether NASA facilities and staff were employed to push a specific policy agenda. As Congress ponders legislation that would increase the price of energy, thereby creating a massive new tax on Americans, it is vital that the general public know the extent to which the government’s own scientists have been fueling the alarmist political agenda while ostensibly being paid by taxpayers for impartial climate research. The text of CEI’s court filing is here (PDF). The Washington Times covered our lawsuit in a front page story, which can be read here. >>Shaping the Debate Kerry-Lieberman plan has ‘something to harm everyone'and lacks bipartisan support. Myron Ebell's quote in The Orange County Register Regarding climate change, Kerry should heed science William Yeatman's letter in The Hill Liberate to stimulate – Live in the UK! Iain Murrary's op-ed in The Examiner Opinion Zone Pests over people William Yeatman's op-ed in The Washington Times Cuccinelli Is Following the Law; Mann Up, UVa Chris Horner's op-ed in The Richmond Times-Dispatch John Kerry* Imitates the Onion William Yeatman cited in The Wall Street Journal The Other Blumenthal Scandal CEI cited in The Wall Street Journal Outlook for broadband policy and net neutrality grim Wayne Crews' quote in San Jose Mercury News >>Best of the Blogs CEI Statement on Senate Passage of Restoring American Financial Stability Act by John Berlau Senate Passes Financial “Reform” Bill, 59-39; Will Wipe Out Jobs and Increase Credit Card Costs by Hans Bader In Letter and Spirit: Equal Treatment Under the Law by Angela Logomasini >>LibertyWeek Podcast Episode 94: The Nanny State Diaries Richard Morrison and Jeremy Lott welcome guests Marc Scribner, William Yeatman, Lee Doren, and Angela Logomasini to episode 94. We tackle politics in the Aloha state, freedom of information at the University of Virginia, Bureaucrash’s best and brightest, and the attack of the nanny state. >>Support CEI Like what you read? The Competitive Enterprise Institute’s 25-year record of success is made possible by our over 3,000 supporters. Make sure to stop by and make a donation to continue your support or become a supporter. Curious about all the possible ways to donate to CEI? Contact Al Canata at or 202-331-2280 to find out more. Charles Huang Web and Media Associate Competitive Enterprise Institute