White House refuses to release climate policy documents
Tuesday, January 30, 2007
The United States House held a hearing today on the accusation that the had interfered with data regarding climate change in order "to mislead the public by injecting doubt into the science of global warming." On January 23, 2007, Chairman (D) and (R) had requested documents from the but were denied access.
said that, "The committee isn't trying to obtain state secrets or documents that could affect our immediate national security. We are simply seeking answers to whether the White House's political staff is inappropriately censoring impartial government scientists. We know that the White House possesses documents that contain evidence of an attempt by senior administration officials to mislead the public by injecting doubt into the science of global warming and minimize the potential danger."
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- Hearing Will Question Political Influence on Government Climate Change Scientists <broken link> — , January 23, 2007