17 Feb '12, 3pm

New report on how corporations corrupt #science released today @ #AAASmtg Copies at our booth 217.

New report on how corporations corrupt #science released today @ #AAASmtg Copies at our booth 217.

How Corporations Corrupt Science at the Public's Expense Report looks at methods of corporate abuse, suggests steps toward reform Download: Heads They Win, Tails We Lose: Full Report | Heads They Win, Tails We Lose: Executive Summary Federal decision makers need access to the best available science in order to craft policies that protect our health, safety, and environment. Unfortunately, censorship of scientists and the manipulation, distortion, and suppression of scientific information have threatened federal science in recent years. This problem has sparked much debate, but few have identified the key driver of political interference in federal science: the inappropriate influence of companies with a financial stake in the outcome. A new UCS report, Heads They Win, Tails We Lose , shows how corporations influence the use of science in federal decision making to serve th...

Full article: http://www.ucsusa.org/scientific_integrity/abuses_of_scie...

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