Monthly Archives: July 2007

More Evidence of Suppressed Science

By David L. Brown There is a mounting body of evidence that members of the Bush administration and civil servants in our government have routinely and systematically controlled the flow of information from scientific sources in order to suppress knowledge … Continue reading

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Seeking a Path from the Quagmire

By David L. Brown Star Phoenix Base does not generally concern itself with subjects outside of the areas of science and technology, and in particular those related to climate change. However, the political train wreck that is engulfing our nation, … Continue reading

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Vote for Best “Science Idol” Editorial Cartoon

By David L. Brown The Union of Concerned Scientists is sponsoring its second annual contest for the best “Science Idol” editorial cartoon. From hundreds of entries the UCS has narrowed the field to 12 finalists which are posted on the … Continue reading

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Famine: Thinking About the Unthinkable

By David L. Brown First we must remember that our betters in Washington and various other places touched by the generous hand of Exxon/Mobil have repeatedly and vigorously assured us that there is no global warming … and pay no … Continue reading

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