Congressman slams grant to embattled climate researcher

Washington Times – A top member of Congress wants President Obama to freeze more than $500,000 in stimulus money going to a Penn State global warming researcher after the school said it was expanding an investigation into the professor’s work. Rep. Darrell Issa of California, the top Republican on the House investigations committee, said Wednesday that the school’s investigation calls into question the credibility of research by Prof. Michael Mann, who has played a major role in shaping the international debate on global warming. “Until this investigation is completed, the National Science Foundation should immediately freeze all grants and funding, including the $541,184 stimulus grant to Professor Mann,” Mr. Issa said. “Taxpayers should not be paying for propaganda masquerading as science.” Read Article