Statement from Charles Koch Foundation on Professor Richard A. Muller’s work with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
October 28, 2011
Koch Industries supports the Charles Koch Foundation, which recently issued the following statement on the recent research conducted by the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature Project.
“The Charles Koch Foundation has long supported, and will continue to support, sound, nonpartisan scientific research intended to benefit society by informing public policy and advancing an understanding of the costs and benefits of proposed solutions. Among the research the foundation recently supported is a project by Professor Richard A. Muller in partnership with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and several other foundations. That research is undergoing peer review now but has already received significant media interest. The research examined recent global surface temperature trends. It did not examine ocean temperature data or the cause of warming on our climate, as some have claimed,” said Tonya Mullins, director of communications for the foundation.