Griffin and Hansen on Media Openness

Editor's note: Mike Griffin - as heard on Thursday during a recess on a House Science Committee webcast in front of an open microphone a minute before the hearing resumed:

"We are making this a bigger story by not talking about it. I need to be more open with the media".

Climate change: On the edge - Greenland ice cap breaking up at twice the rate it was five years ago, says scientist Bush tried to gag, by Jim Hansen, The Independent

"Yet, a few weeks ago, when I - a Nasa climate scientist - tried to talk to the media about these issues following a lecture I had given calling for prompt reductions in the emission of greenhouse gases, the Nasa public affairs team - staffed by political appointees from the Bush administration - tried to stop me doing so. I was not happy with that, and I ignored the restrictions. The first line of Nasa's mission is to understand and protect the planet."

NASA 'folk hero' will speak, Albany Times Union

"The NASA scientist who charged the Bush administration tried to prevent him from speaking out about the dangers of global warming will address the issue of climate change in Albany this spring."

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