NASA scientist says the White House would like for him to be quiet about global warming

“Climate Expert Says NASA Tried to Silence Him”:http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/29/science/earth/29climate.html?_r=1 [NY Times story]

“Climate expert says NASA bids to muzzle him”:http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060128/sc_nm/environment_nasa_dc [Reuters summary of NYT story]

bq. “But Dr. Hansen said that nothing in 30 years equaled the push made since early December to keep him from publicly discussing what he says are clear-cut dangers from further delay in curbing carbon dioxide.”

Hansen is one of the scientists who are saying now that global warming must be reversed in the next decade or it will become irreversible. He released data in mid-December showing that 2005 was probably the warmest year in a century.

“Goddard Institute For Space Studies”:http://www.giss.nasa.gov/