• 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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  • The Climategate Investigation

    • Date: 29/04/10

    Last month, while the American media were distracted by the health care vote in Congress, the British Parliament published the results of its investigation into East Anglia University’s Climate Research Unit (CRU) that has been at the center of the anthropogenic global warming (AGW) controversy. It seems that many were hoping that no one would read […]

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  • Climategate Scientist Threatens Lawsuit Over ‘Hide The Decline’ YouTube Video

    • Date: 27/04/10

    One of the key scientists at the center of the Climategate email scandal has threatened suit against the creators of a video parodying the event. Lawyers for Dr. Michael Mann of Penn State University say the video “irreparably harms Dr. Mann’s personal and professional reputation.” The video, launched last November in the wake of the […]

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  • Free The Data, Save The Science

    • Date: 26/04/10

    Official investigations into climate researchers’ tactics and methods have so far mainly cleared the climategate scientists of wrongdoing. But behind the scenes, last fall’s explosive leak has started to change how at least some of those scientists do business. One case in point is independent researcher Douglas J. Keenan, who recently scored an unheralded but […]

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