A Challenge for Universities: What to Disclose About Researchers’ Financial Backing

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Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, Democrat of Arizona, asked seven universities for financial records and internal communications involving researchers he considers hostile to global warming.
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Douglas Laycock of the University of Virginia has faced demands for his research records from the political left. Deborah L. Swackhamer of the University of Minnesota has gotten them from the political right.

But Mr. Laycock, Ms. Swackhamer, and...

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