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  • David Holland – The Climategate Auditor

    • Date: 03/02/13
    • David Matthews, Times Higher Education
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    What drives a man to spend his retirement trying to refute the scientific consensus that human activity is warming the planet? “I’m a very bad loser. They chose the wrong guy to screw,” explained David Holland, a climate sceptic who has taken the University of East Anglia to an information tribunal in the Climategate saga’s […]

  • Climategate: Acton And Muir Russell At FOI Tribunal

    • Date: 14/01/13
    • Steve McIntyre, Climate Audit
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    Tomorrow (15 January 2013), the Information Tribunal will hear David Holland’s appeal of the ICO decision (FER0387012 ) regarding the connection of the Muir Russell Review and UEA in respect to FOI legislation (see FOI correspondence here.) Both Muir Russell and UEA Vice Chancellor Acton are scheduled to appear. The hearing is at Court Room 7, Field […]

  • Climategate As Usual: CRU & Russell Evade FOI Requests

    • Date: 06/05/11
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    An academic inquiry which recommended that scientists respond more honestly to FOIA requests has found a creative way to evade FOIA requests. The University of East Anglia set up the Independent Climate Change Email Review to examine serious charges of academic misconduct by its scientists. An archive containing emails, code and data – which leaked in […]

  • David Holland: Comments On The New SciTech Report

    • Date: 25/01/11
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    This Report [by the Science and Technology Committee] is one for which it definitely makes sense to start by reading the ending first. On page 39, the Committee minutes show that of its eleven members only five met to consider and approve the final report. Graham Stringer MP proposed that paragraph 98 be rewritten as […]

  • Russell Inquiry: Why Were McIntyre, McKitrick, Holland And Keenan Not Interviewed?

    • Date: 14/07/10
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    In Chapter 3 of the Independent Climate Change E-mails Review (otherwise known as the Russell Report), which is entitled Terms of Reference and Method of Enquiry, the authors have this to say: We recognise that natural justice requires that those in respect of whom findings will be made should have an opportunity to be heard: this does […]

  • David Henderson: Climategate Is Just The Tip Of The Iceberg

    • Date: 15/02/10
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    A litany of climate climate science flaws can’t be ignored and highlight the need for an open review and evolutionary policies. TWO recent episodes have given rise to concerns about the quality and reliability of expert advice on climate change. First was the unauthorised release of a mass of emails from the Climatic Research Unit […]

  • New Climategate Puzzle

    • Date: 08/01/13
    • Steve McIntyre, Climate Audit
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    A recent David Holland FOI has turned up an astonishing new riddle about the relationship between UEA and the Muir Russell panel: there are two different versions of the Sommer Report on the Backup Server, both dated 17 May 2010 and both entitled “UEA – CRU Review: Initial Report and commentary on email examination”. One version was included in […]

  • IPCC And The East Anglia Refusal

    • Date: 02/03/11
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    In the University of East Anglia’s recent refusal of David Holland’s FOI request for documents received by IPCC Lead Author Tim Osborn pertaining to the October 2010 IPCC meeting, the University refused many items, stating that they had received “representations from the IPCC itself in which it objected to the release of some of the requested […]

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