Congressman Demands Complete Records on Climate Research by 3 Scientists Who Support Theory of Global Warming

In a sign of how climate science has grown increasingly political, the chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce is investigating three professors whose work suggests that the earth's climate is warmer now than at any time in many centuries and that increasing levels of greenhouse gases from burning fossils fuels are largely to blame.

In letters to the three scientists last week, Rep. Joe Barton, a Texas