Union of Concerned Scientists speaks about President's plan

Tuesday - 5/12/2009, 2:54pm EDT

Francesca Grifo

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President Obama said the public should be able to trust the science informing public policy decisions.

He assigned his science advisor to come up with a plan to achieve scientific integrity.

He's also reaching out to the public for ideas.

We spoke with Francesca Grifo, Senior Scientist and Director of the Scientific Integrity Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists about the challenges in making scientific information reliable.