Lamar Smith

Russian meddling

Russia might be running anti-fracking ads too, congressman says

Republican Rep. Lamar Smith is asking Facebook, Twitter, and Alphabet to turn over Russian ads that relate to anti-fracking and anti-fossil fuel campaigns.
Alex Lubben

9 reasons global warming is great, according to a Texas Republican

Alex Lubben

Science Committee Wants to Restrict the EPA's Use of Science

Come again?
Susan Rinkunas
Climate Change Deniers

Lamar Smith Ducked Out of Healthcare Deliberation to Announce Climate Change Isn’t Real

The Republican congressman boasted about voting against the EPA.
Grennan Milliken
Make the EPA Great Again

This Congressman Wants to Kill the EPA But Also 'Make It Great Again'

Rep. Barry Loudermilk co-sponsored a bill to kill the Environmental Protection Agency. How's he going to make it great again if it doesn't exist?
Sarah Emerson
climate change

House Science Committee Tweets Story Skeptical of Climate Change

The House Science Committee is getting its climate change "facts" from Breitbart News.
Sarah Emerson
climate change

An Anti-Science Congressman Is Fighting the SEC’s ExxonMobil Probe

The oil company has been fueling climate change doubt for its own benefit, and possibly deceiving investors.
Sarah Emerson

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Reject Science Because Voters Do

But he's got a plan to solve the problem.
Geraldine Cremin

Anti-Science Republican Lawmakers Are Going After Crucial Research Grants

The House’s science hit list is going into overdrive.
Michael Byrne
Motherboard Blog

Washington Needs to Rethink How it Pushes These Copyright Laws

Lamar Smith just can't do anything right. The Texas congressman and widely despised author of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) ruffled the Internet's feathers once again this week with the quiet unveiling of a new piece of legislation that's drawing...
Adam Estes
Motherboard Blog

SOPA Is On The Chopping Block, But The Fight Has Only Just Begun

After increasingly cacophonous online outrage, it’s finally looking like the momentum behind the internet censorship bills is beginning to wane. But don’t get too excited — there is still a long fight ahead.
Janus Rose

Lamar Smith: (Alleged) Serial Copyright Violator

Looks like the guy who wants to put the internet in prison is trying to hide something from us.
Jamie Lee Curtis Taete, Joshua Haddow