Washington Unhinged
by Seth Kaplan

The story is sad and simple: The National Research Council (the “NRC”) of the National Academies, the official science and technology adviser to the nation was directed by United States Congress in 2008 to “investigate and study the serious and sweeping issues relating to global climate change and make recommendations regarding what steps must be taken and what strategies must be adopted in response to global climate change, including the science and technology challenges thereof.”