I manage Restore Mass Ave, an environmental non profit that adds urban forest​ in Washington DC. Debthink is my personal site for posting about science policy, climate and other topics, with info about my books.

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Should scientists attack the cap and trade bill?

June 2009

Physicist James E. Hansen is a walking, talking study in the social responsibility of scientists. He’s chosen to act politically out of scientific conviction—a choice more US scientists will face as the political debate about climate change heats up this summer.  Below I ask visitors to this blog if they see an analogy with the Manhattan Project scientists who campaigned for nuclear arms control after Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

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