Uganda used to be one of the rare African countries where AIDS declined. It was claimed by the Bush(jr) administration that good old "Christian morality" (abstinence ) bad turned the epidemic around. What wasn't said was back in 1986 president Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni launched a aggressive campaign of condom distribution, information about transmission and messages about delaying sex and reducing numbers of partners. When this happened the percentage of Ugandan went from 15 percent in early 1990's to five percent in 2001. After Bush's abstinence based foreign policy kicked in the number of infections almost doubled (15 ).
Under Bush (Jr) The FDA refused to grant Over The Counter access to "Plan B" birth control pill. In an editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine said "Until now, [FDA] approval has been based on scientific evidence from well-designed clinical trials with adequate power to establish safety and rule out toxicity with some reasonable level of confidence. Political considerations have wisely been kept out of the decision-making process." (16 ).
Then on March 28th 2001 President Bush (Jr) withdrew the US from the Kyoto Protocol, an international treaty to reduce greenhouse gases. Because he believed it would hurt the US economy (17 ).
By 2001, over 2,000 from 100 countries comprised the UN-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change(18 ).
The Bush (Jr) administration tried to intimate American scientist and climate change experts who disagreed with them on climate change (19 ).
Scientist and economist have been offered ten thousand dollars each by a lobbying firm with close ties to oil companies. The payments where for articles critical of the UN's (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) report on climate change (20 ).
The Pentagon did a study that showed climate change would have a disastrous effect on America's "National Security" (21).