Scientists Rail Against Senator Who Belittled Research

A team of scientists who study pollution's role in global warming are outraged at a GOP Senator who, they say, has maligned their work as wasteful and petty by describing it as a study of "cow burps." "This was not funded with earmarks and it was not a study about cow burps," said John Aber, an environmental scientist and provost of the University of New Hampshire. "It's not wasteful," he said. "It's important." Sen. Tom Coburn, R- Okla., released on Monday his annual "Wastebook"...Full Story
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