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Monday, November 30, 2009

Climategate Roundup #1

Here are some more links to go along with my first post on the topic, Climategate: A Battle Won, Not the War. I have to admit that the details emerging from this scandal appear even worse than I first thought (which is saying something).

Beth at
Wealth Is Not The Problem provides a good roundup of various links and videos here.

Even AGW proponent George Monbiot admits that the "emails are very damaging" although he still holds that the "climate change denial industry" has been far worse - an interesting argument considering the IPCC scientists conspired to hide the data and then THREW IT AWAY!. The Times Online UK reports:

SCIENTISTS at the University of East Anglia (UEA) have admitted throwing away much of the raw temperature data on which their predictions of global warming are based.

It means that other academics are not able to check basic calculations said to show a long-term rise in temperature over the past 150 years.

Christopher Booker of the Telegraph details some of the major players and issues in the scandal arguing that this represents the "worst scientific scandal of our generation."

The BBC reports that a university inquiry is pressing forward and "details will be made public next week."

While the British investigate, the MSM in the United States has largely been silent. Except, of course, Paul Krugman, who sees not a single smoking gun...and, naturally, our very own White House, which TheHill.com reports, is not worried:

Despite the incident, which rocked international headlines last week, climate science is sound, Press Secretary Robert Gibbs stressed this afternoon, and the White House nonetheless believes "climate change is happening."

The Dougout has 10 reasons why gorbal worming is a fraud.

Meanwhile, our brave educators continue to brainwash our children, urging them to parrot the lyrics to everyone's favority little diddy:

" . . . You can hear the warning -- GLOBAL WARMING . . ."


Anonymous said...

Thanks for the link and excellent roundup.

The Rat Cap said...

Grant, you're very welcome