U.S. Senator Ted Stevens (R-AK), Chairman of the Senate
Appropriations Committee, is scheduled to hold a hearing today
on global climate change on the campus of the University of
Alaska Fairbanks, in the Board of Regents Hall.

The day-long hearing begins at 1 p.m. EDT, with NASA
Administrator Daniel S. Goldin scheduled to testify. The
Administrator, as well as other senior government officials
and scientists, will discuss the nation’s efforts in studying
the Earth’s environment.

The committee will hear testimony in order to obtain a record
of the scientific research related to global climate change in
the arctic region and how climate change is impacting the

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