• The Climategate Chronicle

    • Date: 14/05/10

    To what extent is climate change actually occuring? Late last year, climate researchers were accused of exaggerating study results. SPIEGEL ONLINE has since analyzed the hacked “Climategate” e-mails and provided insights into one of the most unprecedented spats in recent scientific history. Is our planet warming up by 1 degree Celsius, 2 degrees, or more? […]

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  • Pachauri: IPCC Will Continue To Rely On Green And Grey Literature

    • Date: 14/05/10

    A team of economists and scientists began a review of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change after the Nobel-prize winning body was criticized for errors on melting Himalayan glaciers and flooding. Rajendra Pachauri, chairman of the IPCC, which oversees climate science for the UN, told the 12 reviewers that his panel had made […]

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  • Pat Michaels: Such A Deal!

    • Date: 14/05/10

    I see that my colleague Sallie James has already blogged on the inherent protectionism in the Senate’s long-awaited cap-and-tax bill.  A summary was leaked last night by The Hill. Well, we now have the real “discussion draft” of  “The American Power Act” [APA], sponsored by John Kerry (D-NH) and Joe Lieberman (I-CT).  Lindsay Graham (R-SC) used to […]

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  • Attorney General’s Risky Climate Science Investigation

    • Date: 10/05/10

    The fallout from the so-called ‘climategate‘ email affair has metastasized yet again, this time into a highly controversial investigation by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II, who is examining the research practices of a former University of Virginia climate scientist. The civil investigation seeks to determine whether Michael Mann, a prominent specialist in the planet’s climate […]

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  • University Of Virginia: Attorney General’s Actions ‘Directly Threaten Academic Freedom’

    • Date: 06/05/10

    The Executive Council of the Faculty Senate of the University of Virginia has now weighed in on Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli’s civil investigative demand, which sought a wide range of documents dealing with the work the climate scientist Michael Mann. Mann’s former colleagues write that the “unusual” request appears to be motivated by a difference […]

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  • State Attorney General Demands Mann’s Hockey Stick Files

    • Date: 04/05/10

    Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli II is demanding that the University of Virginia turn over a broad range of documents from a former professor to determine whether he defrauded taxpayers as he sought grants for global warming research. The civil investigative demand asks for all data and materials presented by former professor Michael Mann when […]

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  • Queen’s University Ordered To Release Tree Data

    • Date: 02/05/10

    Queen’s University has until Monday night to hand over unique data that could undermine global warming theories. The institution has refused to release all its findings on tree rings, which store information on climate patterns. London academic Douglas J Keenan has been battling Queen’s University Belfast (QUB) for three years for the vital material. He […]

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  • Virginia Attorney General Targets Climategate Mann

    • Date: 30/04/10

    No one can accuse Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli of shying from controversy. In his first four months in office, Cuccinelli  directed public universities to remove sexual orientation from their anti-discrimination policies, attacked the Environmental Protection Agency, and filed a lawsuit challenging federal health care reform. Now, it appears, he may be preparing a legal […]

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