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Caught Red-Handed on Climate Change

M1946W Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 8:59 AM
The difference comes in Gleick's theft and attempt to decieve by forging documents versus simply releasing damning emails from the East Anglia crowd that did show attempts to not only suppress opinions differing from theirs but also discussing methods of manipulating data (e.g. hide the decline.) The 'investigations' in both cases were not a search for the truth but a mere rubber-stamp cover-up rather like a Democrat ethics investigation of one of their members who has been caught with their hand in the cookie jar.

A prominent global warming scientist, Peter Gleick, who was chairman of the ethics committee at the American Geophysical Union, admitted last year that he stole some documents- and he may have forged others- from the conservative think-tank the Heartland Institute. But that’s all in a day’s work for a work-a-day climate warrior. The important thing isn’t the quest for the truth in global climate research, but, as Charlie Sheen would say, winning. With winning comes cash.   

Because for some time it’s been clear, that in the climate debate, instead of actually accomplishing something worthwhile, all the attention will be...

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