As an elected leader of an agricultural grassroots lobbying organization, the task of the leadership is to find as much credible information about a topic before taking a position on an issue. That's easier said than done, especially when those who are entrusted with the task of researching for data are themselves manipulating the data to serve their purposes.
Now we know why that data was not only hard to come by, but what information we were able to access was not entirely convincing. It's unfortunate that this alledged massaging of data has been done by researchers, the very ones that should be trusted to carry out their work with complete integrity.
As this story unfolds, hopefully, we will be closer to the truth about climate change and its actual impact on our environment than we ever have been.
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