Town Square

Post a New Topic

ClimateGate intensifies....

Original post made by Jim on Nov 25, 2009

This scandal does not appear to be going away. Given its implications, it is much bigger than Watergate.

Note to PA Online editors: Please don't limit this important discussion to only registered users. Everyone deserves a chance to discuss this issue, because the enormous stakes, either way, will affect all of us. Thanks.

"George Monbiot, a leading environmentalist, said Phil Jones should resign from the Climatic Research Unit over leaked emails that appear to show researchers suppressed scientific data."
.
.
.

"I am now convinced that they are genuine, and I'm dismayed and deeply shaken,' he said. 'There are some messages that require no spin to make them look bad.
'There appears to be evidence of attempts to prevent scientific data from being released, and even to destroy material that was subject to a Freedom of Information request.
'Worse still, some of the emails suggest efforts to prevent the publication of work by climate sceptics, or to keep it out of a report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change."

Web Link




Comments

There are no comments yet. Please share yours below.

If you were a member and logged in you could track comments from this story.

To post your comment, please click here to Log in

Remember me?
Forgot Password?
or register. This topic is only for those who have signed up to participate by providing their email address and establishing a screen name.

On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,830 views

The dress code
By Jessica T | 16 comments | 1,686 views

Two Days to Save This Dog?
By Cathy Kirkman | 15 comments | 1,127 views

. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,074 views

It Depends... Disguising Real Characters in Fiction
By Nick Taylor | 0 comments | 360 views