Scientists Speak Out July 7, 2011 : 3:10 PM

The American Association for the Advancement of Science issued a statement condemning attacks on climate scientists that have become all to commonplace:

"We are deeply concerned by the extent and nature of personal attacks on climate scientists. Reports of harassment, death threats, and legal challenges havecreated a hostile environment that inhibits the free exchange of scientificfindings and ideas and makes it difficult for factual information and scientific analyses to reach policymakers and the public."

Read the full statement