Major Scientific Society's Decision to Honor Anti-Environment Senator Sparks Outcry

External News: Kim Cobb challenges the AGU

December 7, 2018 | Atlanta, GA

Major Scientific Society's Decision to Honor Anti-Environment Senator Sparks Outcry
Earther
November 6, 2018

Members of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) are up in arms over the organization’s decision to give a prestigious award to Senator Cory Gardner, who in 2015 voted against ameasure declaring human activity “significantly contributes to climate change.”

The School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences' Kim Cobb is leading the charge to challenge the AGU's decision. "It really becomes an issue of integrity," she told Earther.