Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2009-C012
Title: Urges Scientific Integrity in Environmental Policy
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 76th General Convention of The Episcopal Church urges that policy decisions affecting the health and well-being of humans and ecosystems must be based on scientifically evaluated data and any peer-reviewed data; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention supports legislative efforts to maintain the highest degree of scientific integrity, including the ability to conduct thorough, independent, peer-reviewed research, and to communicate the findings of that research openly and accurately for the benefit of all.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 2009 (New York: General Convention, 2009), pp. 356-357.