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Unformatted text preview: thrive to protect people and the environment from the adverse effects . The union of Concerned scientists (UCS) is an organization which defines its goals as education , advocacy , critique of public policies as well as support for educational programs at the frontiers of science and public affairs. The UCS , in the year 2004 with a group of more than 60 scientists charged the federal agencies of misinterpreting the scientific consensus on global warming , manipulated scientific findings on the emissions of mercury from powerplants and suppressed information on condom use. The role of UCS is herculean in safeguarding the environmental safety and to bring about the truth about the policies . I strongly perceive that the advocacy of scientists in an ethical manner is very much essential in the contemporary world were science is being suppressed and distorted....
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course POL 223 taught by Professor Aldrich during the Fall '10 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Fall '10