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Caught Red-Handed on Climate Change

Pat2881 Wrote: Jan 21, 2013 3:06 PM
Yes, that is a well publicized situation. However, it is not customary in peer-reviewed journals to insist upon a retraction of the article from the publishing journal. What usually happens in a scholarly discussion in the journal that summarizes the dissent and the perceived flaws in the article. After the dissent is published, the original author is given the opportunity to respond to the dissenting opinion. That is how it is done in any reputable peer-reviewed journal I read. So how exactly does your post prove your point?

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.   

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