Books et al.Scientific Censorship

A state of denial

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Science  28 Apr 2017:
Vol. 356, Issue 6336, pp. 385
DOI: 10.1126/science.aam8718

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Amid growing concern that environ­mental science will be suppressed by the new administration, scientists and others across the United States have been racing to archive federal climate data. Jeffrey Lockwood's Behind the Carbon Curtain, which tells the story of corporate and political climate science censorship in Wyoming, offers a glimpse into the many forms that scientific suppression can take, giving tangible ex­amples that will do little to quell the grow­ing fear many concerned citizens are feeling around the country.