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CLIMATEGATE

Feb 21 09:56

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995

* Data for vital 'hockey stick graph' has gone missing
* There has been no global warming since 1995
* Warming periods have happened before - but NOT due to man-made changes

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Relinked in light of EPA's and NEWSWEEK's renewed insistence that the "science is settled."

Feb 19 10:23

Climategate: the official cover-up continues

If there’s one thing that stinks even more than Climategate, it’s the attempts we’re seeing everywhere from the IPCC and Penn State University to the BBC to pretend that nothing seriously bad has happened, that “the science” is still “settled”, and that it’s perfectly OK for the authorities go on throwing loads more of our money at a problem that doesn’t exist.

Feb 18 12:31

IPCC has warming "bias"

The UN body that advises world leaders on climate change must investigate an apparent bias in its report that resulted in several exaggerations of the impact of global warming, according to its former chairman.

In an interview with The Times Robert Watson said that all the errors exposed so far in the report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) resulted in overstatements of the severity of the problem.

Feb 17 22:00

Climategate 2.0 — The NASA Files: U.S. Climate Science as Corrupt as CRU

In August 2007, I submitted two Freedom of Information Act requests to NASA and its Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS), headed by long-time Gore advisor James Hansen and his right-hand man Gavin Schmidt (and RealClimate.org co-founder).

I did this because Canadian businessman Steve McIntyre — a man with professional experience investigating suspect statistical claims in the mining industry and elsewhere, including his exposure of the now-infamous “hockey stick” graph — noticed something unusual with NASA’s claims of an ever-warming first decade of this century. NASA appeared to have inflated its U.S. temperatures beginning in the year 2000. My FOIA request asked NASA about their internal discussions regarding whether and how to correct the temperature error caught by McIntyre.

Feb 17 09:00

Rare ABC News TV Debate: Climate Depot Vs. Center For Am. Progress

'UN IPCC was a political organization masquerading as a science group. It's been exposed'

Weiss: Blizzards are 'consistent with what scientists had predicted' -- Morano Response: 'It's consistent with climate astrology, basically it's a horoscope...You should be embarrassed'

Feb 15 12:35

Climategate Investigation Whitewash: Third Panel Member Exposed As Warmist

The so called “independent” investigation into the climategate emails scandal has descended into farce before it is barely off the ground as a third member of the six man panel has been revealed to hold strong views on human induced climate change.

The impartiality of glaciologist Geoffrey Boulton has been questioned after he admitted he firmly believed that human activities were causing global warming.

Professor Boulton, who was officially appointed to the investigative team by civil servant Sir Muir Russell, has also written numerous articles indicating a strong belief in anthropogenic warming.

Feb 14 18:47

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995

* Data for vital 'hockey stick graph' has gone missing
* There has been no global warming since 1995
* Warming periods have happened before - but NOT due to man-made changes

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I am bumping this up to the top for all the Monday morning readers coming in.

Feb 14 14:31

African crops yield another catastrophe for the IPCC

Ever more question marks have been raised in recent weeks over the reputations of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and of its chairman, Dr Rajendra Pachauri. But the latest example to emerge is arguably the most bizarre and scandalous of all. It centres on a very specific scare story which was included in the IPCC’s 2007 report, although it was completely at odds with the scientific evidence – including that produced by the British expert in charge of the relevant section of the report. Even more tellingly, however, this particular claim has repeatedly been championed by Dr Pachauri himself.

Feb 14 14:22

CLIMATEGATE - IPCC wrong again on two counts- Dutch Sea Levels & African Crops

One of the most widely quoted and most alarmist passages in the main 2007 report was a warning that, by 2020, global warming could reduce crop yields in some countries in Africa by 50 per cent

The origin of this claim was a report written for a Canadian advocacy group by Ali Agoumi, a Moroccan academic who draws part of his current income from advising on how to make applications for "carbon credits"

As his primary sources he cited reports for three North African governments. But none of these remotely supported what he wrote.

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The fossil record is clear; as temperature and carbon dioxide increase, plants grow larger and faster!

Feb 13 21:30

Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995

  • Data for vital 'hockey stick graph' has gone missing
  • There has been no global warming since 1995
  • Warming periods have happened before - but NOT due to man-made changes
  • Feb 13 09:49

    Climategate: the official cover-up continues

    If there’s one thing that stinks even more than Climategate, it’s the attempts we’re seeing everywhere from the IPCC and Penn State University to the BBC to pretend that nothing seriously bad has happened, that “the science” is still “settled”, and that it’s perfectly OK for the authorities go on throwing loads more of our money at a problem that doesn’t exist.

    Feb 12 08:45

    Climate emails review panellist quits after his impartiality questioned

    Nature editor Philip Campbell forced out of independent panel after saying there was nothing to suggest a cover up by scientists at the University of East Anglia

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    Nature ran endless articles supporting the Al Gore myth of human-caused global warming. To claim there is nothing to suggest a cover up by scientists at the University of East Anglia in the face of the leaked emails and especially the software demonstrates the reality I mentioned in my comments to the NY Times and TIME Magazine. All the experts on epicycles fear losing their jobs if that Galileo fellow is right about the Earth revolving around the sun, and keeping their jobs and grant money supersedes any concerns about truth and accuracy.

    Feb 11 12:32

    CLIMATEGATE: A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

    Climategate may well prove to be the final fight in the war between those who would rule us with lies and those who wish to live with truth. Climategate makes it clear that yes, there really are massive conspiracies between government and the media to mislead the general public. You cannot pretend they don't exist; one is right there before you staked out naked on the ground, exposed for all to marvel at! I leave it as an exercise for the reader to decide how many other such deceptions form what we think we know of the world and of history.

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    I AM REPOSTING THIS BECAUSE WE ARE SEEING THE MEDIA TRY TO CRANK UP A HUGE LOAD OF BOVINE EXCREMENT SELLING THE IDEA THAT A WARMER CLIMATE IS WHY WE HAVE RECORD COLD.

    Take a pan of water and heat it until ice forms, then get back to me.

    Please post this article/link any and everywhere you see this "warm creates cold" nonsense being propagandized.

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    Feb 10 17:41

    ClimateGate: 30 years in the making

    Feb 07 08:43

    New errors in IPCC climate change report

    * The publication of inaccurate data on the potential of wave power to produce electricity around the world, which was wrongly attributed to the website of a commercial wave-energy company.

    * Claims based on information in press releases and newsletters.

    * New examples of statements based on student dissertations, two of which were unpublished.

    * More claims which were based on reports produced by environmental pressure groups

    Feb 04 07:49

    IPCC Boss Unhinged As Greenpeace Demands Resignation

    With the pressure on IPCC boss Rajendra Pachauri increasing as the head of Greenpeace calls for his resignation, one of the most notorious green con artists is showing signs of cracking up, comparing his critics to an imaginary group of people who like to rub asbestos on their faces.

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    Not that Greenpeace is all that squeaky clean!

    Feb 04 07:45

    Climategate spreads like an ozone hole

    Scientists at the heart of the Climategate controversy face new allegations which cast further doubt about global warming. Analysis shows researchers had tried to suppress key details of their findings for twenty years.

    New allegations swirl in Climategate, which began last November with an email leak at the University of East Anglia, suggesting that one of the world’s foremost centres for climate research had been manipulating data to prove the existence of man-made global warming.

    Now, it turns out data manipulation has been going on since at least 1990.

    Feb 02 13:16

    IPCC now in Bizarroland: Pachauri releases “smutty” romance novel


    Just when you think things can’t get any more bizarre with the IPCC

    Feb 02 08:22

    Climategate scientist 'hid flaws in data', say sceptics

    The "climategate" controversy intensified last night when the senior British scientist at its centre, Professor Phil Jones, faced fresh accusations that he attempted to withhold data that could cast doubt on evidence for rising world temperatures.

    The charges follow an analysis of the emails hacked from the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit, of which Professor Jones is the director.

    Jan 28 09:37

    Climategate: Obama backs cap-and-trade as UK cites climate criminals

    One of the many eye-rolling moments during Tuesday’s SOTU was when Obama momentarily acknowledged that some of us might be skeptical about anthropogenic global warming, but then barreled on in his support of cap-and-trade legislation. There were ripples of disbelief, a mild response under the circumstances. Perhaps POTUS was ignorant of the fact (one always wonders where he gets his information) that the Timesonline is now reporting that the University of East Anglia CRU (center of almost all climate data used by the UN IPCC in its global warming findings) had broken the law in hiding information.

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    "Dammit, I don't care if the people know it's a hoax; we need the money and they have to come up with it, and that is just the way things are!!!!" -- Official White Horse Souse

    See Obama Years Ago Helped Fund Carbon Program He Is Now Pushing Through Congress

    Jan 27 15:30

    Climategate gives lord of the sceptics plenty of ammunition

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    ... which is as close as we will ever get to the MSM admitting they were caught lying.

    Jan 27 07:27

    Climategate: A conspiracy in the making

    "Climategate has shattered that myth. It gives us a peephole into the work of the scientists investigating possibly the most important issue ever to face mankind. Instead of seeing large collaborations of meticulous, careful, critical scientists, we instead see a small team of incompetent cowboys, abusing almost every aspect of the framework of science to build a fortress around their “old boys’ club”, to prevent real scientists from seeing the shambles of their “research”.

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    No doubt the scientists deserve a good hiding, but I am concerned about this rush to place all the blame on them when in fact is was the politicians signing paychecks and grant applications that shaped the deception.

    The scientists,k wrong as they were, were only doing what they were paid to do.

    Let us not, in hour haste to tar and feather the scientists, forget that the nooses need to reach a bit higher!

    Jan 26 13:32

    ClimateGate 19: If the temperature data falsified by the U.S.?

    The foreign press points to the US' global warming deception.

    Jan 26 08:45

    New chapter in Climategate scandal

    The Climategate Scandal blew the lid on the scheme, proving that the whole dastardly sham was a creation of scientists gone bad who had no other goal than to win more research money and to propagate a Leftist political agenda.

    New information has surfaced over the last 48 hours that adds more shame and disgrace to those who perpetrated this grand lie on an unsuspecting public.

    In 2007 the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the IPCC) issued a report that included a dire warning concerning the glaciers in the Himalayan Mountains. The report stated that unless drastic changes were made globally to industry and commerce, economic systems, and the common lifestyles of advanced nations, the Himalayan glaciers would be gone completely by 2035.

    Jan 26 07:55

    CLIMATEGATE - Australian IPCC Author Prof Andy “Hide the Funding” Pitman cries “No Fair”

    So we now have Andy “Hide the Funding” Pitman failing to be able to discuss facts and instead resorting to describing his own absurd version of reality in an ABC interview. He claims scientists for the IPCC receive no funding. Did $63,400 in funding somehow slip your mind Andy during the publicly broadcast interview with the ABC?

    Read Andrew Bolt’s article and see Andy fail to mention his funding whilst accusing skeptics of being unemployed and "so well funded". Excuse me Andy, I think your slip is showing.

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    As the cult of the Earth-Centered Universe began to crumble in the face of Galileo's telescopic observations, all those scientists and clergy who had prospered by "studying" epicycles panicked. Rather than admit they had been wrong all those years, they accused the users of telescopes with consorting with the devil, and ultimately tortured Galileo into a public recantation of his studies.

    Today we see the same thing happening again. The Global Warming Cult, rather than admit they were wrong (or used) is screaming that the "heretics" are consorting with Exxon. No doubt, some wish that the skeptics could be waterboarded until they public recanted.

    But people like Andy Pitman only prove that the Global Warming cult really was a cult, still living with the mindset of the year 1600, the year Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake for suggesting that the stars were the same thing as the sun, only much further away and probably with other planets around them.

    But this is the 21st century. And the old ways no longer apply.

    Eppur Si Muove, your eminence!

    Jan 26 07:42

    UK Parliament announces 6th Climategate Inquiry

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    The blame-shifting regatta gets underway!

    Jan 25 10:17

    No Climategate FoI prosecutions

    First off, I was told that while there appeared to be a problem, I needed to be clear that there would be no prosecutions under the terms of the Freedom of Information Act, regardless of the final outcome of the investigation. Although withholding or destroying information is a criminal offence under the terms of the Act, apparently no prosecutions can be brought for offences committed more than six months prior. As anyone who has made a UK FoI request knows, it can take six months to exhaust the internal review process before the ICO even becomes involved. The ICO can then take another six months before starting his investigation.

    Jan 25 10:14

    Global Warming IPCC Meltdown

    So that means that the government, investigating itself, can find no reason why the government should look too hard to see if there was any wrong doing by said government.

    Jan 25 10:13

    Climategate – Best New Revelations For January 25th 2010

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    I love the one where the alarmist is whining about the myth of how well-funded we skeptics are.

    Jan 25 10:11

    CLIMATEGATE - 12 more glaciers that haven’t heard the news about global warming

    Fact is, some glaciers are retreating, but many others around the world are growing.

    Jan 25 09:13

    The scandal deepens – IPCC AR4 riddled with non peer reviewed WWF papers

    Remember our friends at World Wildlife Fund? Those schlockmeisters that produced the video of planes flying into New York with explicit comparisons to 9/11?

    Well it turns out that the WWF is cited all over the IPCC AR4 report, and as you know, WWF does not produce peer reviewed science, they produce opinion papers in line with their vision. Yet IPCC’s rules are such that they are supposed to rely on peer reviewed science only. It appears they’ve violated that rule dozens of times, all under Pachauri’s watch.

    Jan 24 09:18

    “The Science is Scuttled” – NASA climate page, suckered by IPCC, deletes their own ‘moved up’ glacier melting date reference

    I wonder how many other pages are now going to start seeing IPCC references disappearing?

    Jan 23 22:10

    BREAKING NEWS: scientist admits IPCC used fake data to pressure policy makers

    The IPCC is now damaged goods. Pachauri is toast, and nobody will be able to cite the IPCC AR4 again without this being brought up.

    The Daily Mail’s David Rose in the UK broke this story, it is mind boggling fraud to prod “government action” and grants.

    Jan 23 09:00

    Wow! UK parliamentary investigation into Climategate may not be a whitewash

    But here’s the really surprising part: it’s planning to ask the right questions.

    — What are the implications of the disclosures for the integrity of scientific research?
    — Are the terms of reference and scope of the Independent Review announced on 3 December 2009 by UEA adequate (see below)?
    — How independent are the other two international data sets?

    This is very heartening news for taxpayers, rationalists, and everyone who believes in the integrity of the scientific process.

    Jan 21 10:14

    Climategate Junk Scientist Michael Mann Awarded Half a Million in Stimulus Cash

    Jan 20 15:27

    U.N. climate chiefs apologize for glacier error

    Despite the admission, the IPCC reiterated its concern about the dangers melting glaciers present in a region that is home to more than one-sixth of the world's population.

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    Translation: "Even though we've been exposed as fraud, the politically correct thing to do is give us a your money and let us run the entire world ... for you own benefit, of course!"

    Jan 20 15:18

    First Climategate, now Glaciergate

    Nonetheless, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) — the UN’s official climate research branch — picked up on the WWF’s untested claim and, apparently without doing any further checking of its own, stated in its 2007 report that “glaciers in the Himalayas are receding faster than in any other part of the world and ... the likelihood of them disappearing by the year 2035 and perhaps sooner is very high,” above 90%.

    This is the report that helped secure the IPCC its Nobel Prize.

    Jan 16 10:26

    Climategate goes American: NOAA, GISS and the mystery of the vanishing weather stations

    This is a scandal to rank with Climategate.

    Jan 16 09:35

    ClimateGate: Will the Alarmists Have to go Back to Ice Ages?

    Well, friends, the AGW folks are on the ropes, and they are taking a beating. When people can step out of their doors and tell that it’s VERY COLD, they aren’t going to be easily convinced that AGW is happening. When people have free access to international information, they can see that it is VERY COLD all over the northern hemisphere!

    Of course, there are some AGW folks that are trying very hard to keep the faith, but they are coming off as increasingly desperate. Al Gore has not been seen much lately. Could the Goracle be in a fetal position, counting the billions he might have made if Cap and Trade had passed? Could “AGW” actually be code for “Al Gore’s Wealth?”

    Jan 10 09:09

    Climategate investigated by – WTF? – the 'National Domestic Extremism' team

    Finally the Norfolk rozzers are on the case of Climategate. Are they investigating fraudulent misuse of grant funds? Misleading manipulation of data by a taxpayer-funded research institute? Conspiracy to encourage the squandering of trillions of dollars on a non-existent problem?

    Jan 07 13:00

    Top fraud attorney seeks climategate whistleblowers

    We are turning up the heat in pursuit of prosecutions against scientists involved in the recent Climategate scandal. Our dedicated group of volunteers working with Climategate.com are behind a plan to entice co-workers of discredited Penn State University climatologist Michael Mann to turn whistleblowers in return for millions of dollars in federal reward money. Mann is famous for his emails obtained from the East Anglia University server hacking, and for creating the widely disputed ‘hockey stick’ graph that is depicted in Al Gore’s film, “An Inconvenient Truth.”

    Jan 07 07:52

    Analysis, including excerpts from and links to the key CLIMATEGATE emails

    Jan 03 15:17

    Climategate: Michael Mann's very unhappy New Year

    I am so glad to report that Michael Mann – creator of the incredible Hockey Stick curve and one of the scientists most heavily implicated in the Climategate scandal – is about to get a very nasty shock. When he turns up to work on Monday, he’ll find that all 27 of his colleagues at the Earth System Science Center at Penn State University have received a rather tempting email inviting them to blow the whistle on anyone they know who may have been fraudulently misusing federal grant funds for climate research.

    Jan 01 10:08

    Analysis of Climategate

    This is one of the darkest periods in the history of science. Those who love science, and all it stands for, will be pained by what they read below.

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    Dec 30 08:34

    German Physicists Trash Global Warming “Theory”

    Dr Gerlich debunks AGW and shows that the IPCC “consensus” atmospheric physics model tying CO2 to global warming is not only unverifiable, but actually violates basic laws of physics, i.e. the First and Second Law of Thermodynamics.

    Dec 29 07:06

    Biased reporting on Climategate

    To judge by recent coverage from Associated Press, the Fourth Estate watchdog has acted like a third-rate pocket pet. Case in point is an 1,800-word AP missive that appeared in hundreds of publications, many carrying it on the front page of their Sunday, Dec. 13 issue with the headline, "Science not faked, but not pretty." AP gave three scientists copies of the controversial e-mails and then asked them about their conclusions. The wire service portrayed the trio of scientists as dismissing or minimizing allegations of scientific fraud when, in fact, the scientists believe no such thing.

    Dec 26 10:21

    Climategate Poster Covering 3 Decades

    A nice time line of the climate crime.

    Dec 26 09:48

    Hadley Centre releases data but questions remain

    McIntyre of Climate Audit noted that the Hadley Centre had only last summer refused to release any such data to him when he had requested it, on the grounds that some of the data were subject to previous agreements that forbade data sharing. That any possible legal and/or diplomatic considerations were suddenly resolved, was not clear to McIntyre and still cannot be reliably discerned from the Met Office’ FAQ links. McIntyre speculated that the Met Office might have realized that their legal position was never sound and that they prepared the release to keep themselves out of legal peril.

    Dec 23 07:55

    Climategate: the corruption of Wikipedia

    If you want to know the truth about Climategate, definitely don’t use Wikipedia. “Climatic Research Unit e-mail controversy”, is its preferred, mealy-mouthed euphemism to describe the greatest scientific scandal of the modern age. Not that you’d ever guess it was a scandal from the accompanying article. It reads more like a damage-limitation press release put out by concerned friends and sympathisers of the lying, cheating, data-rigging scientists

    Which funnily enough, is pretty much what it is. Even Wikipedia’s own moderators acknowledge that the entry has been hijacked, as this commentary by an “uninvolved editor” makes clear.

    Dec 20 08:31

    Science Scandal of the Century

    The World’s Most Influential Climate Scientists Get Caught “Fudging” the Data

    Dec 19 08:23

    Climate Change in the Climategate Era

    "The Arctic ocean is warming up, icebergs are growing scarcer and in some places the seals are finding the water too hot, according to a report to the Commerce Department yesterday from Consul Ifft, at Bergen, Norway. Reports from fishermen, seal hunters and explorers, he declared, all point to a radical change in climate conditions and hitherto unheard-of temperatures in the Arctic zone." -- AP November 2, 1922

    Dec 19 08:00

    Climategate – Tony Blair The world must take action on climate change…even if the science is not correct

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    Just give me your money and nobody gets hurt."

    Dec 19 07:30

    CLIMATEGATE - The Climategate code

    Now, as computer scientists and programmers have had more time to analyse the code as well as the comments, programming errors that would change calculations or even cause the program to skip data are coming to light.

    Dec 18 09:03

    Those CRU emails expose Copenhagen as a farce

    The facts are: ice coverage is unchanged while global temperatures are falling

    Dec 18 07:08

    ClimateGate Expanding, Including Russian Data and Another Research Center

    Well now some Russian climate officials have come forward stating that the data they handed over to the Hadley Centre in England has been cherry-picked, leaving out as much as 40% of the cooler temperature readings and choosing the hottest readings to make it appear things were warmer than they actually are (regardless of whether the temperature is human-induced or natural).

    Even as socialists work feverishly for an accord to limit the freedom of the people and to transfer large amounts of our property to others (otherwise known as “theft”) in Copenhagen, this new ClimateGate scandal explodes onto the pages of the British newspaper the Daily Express:

    Dec 18 06:51

    CLIMATEGATE - Climategate goes SERIAL: now the Russians confirm that UK climate scientists manipulated data to exaggerate global warming

    Climategate has already affected Russia. On Tuesday, the Moscow-based Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA) issued a report claiming that the Hadley Center for Climate Change based at the headquarters of the British Meteorological Office in Exeter (Devon, England) had probably tampered with Russian-climate data.

    Dec 17 12:41

    CLIMATEGATE - Lead Author of 1995 IPCC Report Admits Deleting Portions Downplaying Role of Human Activity on Climate

    The most damning part of the program is when Ben Santer, a climate researcher and lead IPCC author of Chapter 8 of the 1995 IPCC Working Group I Report, admits that he deleted sections of the IPCC chapter which stated that humans were not responsible for climate change.

    Dec 16 12:39

    Climategate goes SERIAL: now the Russians confirm that UK climate scientists manipulated data to exaggerate global warming

    On Tuesday, the Moscow-based Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA) issued a report claiming that the Hadley Center for Climate Change based at the headquarters of the British Meteorological Office in Exeter (Devon, England) had probably tampered with Russian-climate data.

    The IEA believes that Russian meteorological-station data did not substantiate the anthropogenic global-warming theory. Analysts say Russian meteorological stations cover most of the country’s territory, and that the Hadley Center had used data submitted by only 25% of such stations in its reports. Over 40% of Russian territory was not included in global-temperature calculations for some other reasons, rather than the lack of meteorological stations and observations.

    Dec 16 10:51

    CLIMATEGATE TOON

    Dec 15 11:16

    Climategate: Al Gore spews the usual nonsense but this time no one believes him

    Something truly remarkable happened at Copenhagen yesterday. Al Gore told yet another of his massive whoppers about ManBearPig. But this time no one believed him.

    Dec 15 08:49

    What If Climategate was Cancergate?

    What if the intercepted emails uncovered medical researchers discussing the fudging and hiding of cancer research data, and trying to interfere with the peer review process to prevent other medical researchers from getting published? There would be outrage from all across the political spectrum. Scientists behaving badly while the health of people was at stake would not be defended by anyone.

    So why should it be any different with Climategate?

    Dec 15 05:53

    Climategate: the ailing 'mainstream' media are committing suicide by ignoring the scoop of the century

    Climategate is a global household name. No cat has ever emancipated itself more completely from the bag. It is a world-wide scandal – thanks to the internet. Yet, as its ramifications proliferate and dominoes continue to fall, the most repeatedly asked question online is: how can the mainstream media ignore this? Well, we know the answer to that: the MSM are in thrall to the leftist consensus. End of story. But let me pose a follow-up question that may be becoming more imminently relevant.

    Are the mainstream media capable of surviving their sidelining of the number one global scoop? Are they finally committing suicide? Are they, in fact, any longer mainstream?

    Dec 14 11:28

    If Climategate Is No Big Deal, Why Are Questions About It Met With An Armed Response?

    The boilerplate response on behalf of the guardians of the global warming scam is to claim that the climategate scandal holds no significance whatsoever. If warmists really are that laid back over the whole controversy then why are questions about it by accredited journalists met with an armed response from UN thugs?

    Dec 14 11:15

    Climategate: with business interests like these are we really sure Dr Rajendra Pachauri is fit to head the IPCC?

    Particularly interesting is Dr Pachauri’s connection with the “not-for-profit organisation” TERI. As we learn from its website, this used to stand for Tata Energy Research Institute, but was renamed in The Energy And Resources Institute in 2003. Nothing sinister, I’m sure, in its decision to play down the Tata connection; nor in the fact that Dr Pachauri makes no mention of the fact that he is funded by Tata on his website. And obviously, it is quite normal that TERI makes no disclosure on its website – or in its downloadable annual report (all you get is a pie chart with no figures on it) – about its financial arrangements: the pay scales of its 800 staff members and its esteemed director general are quite rightly hidden from the world’s prying eyes.

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    The list of links between the cultists and carbon-trading profiteers grows!

    Dec 14 10:38

    ClimateGate: A closer look at some of the ‘tricks’ by the email authors

    The claim was both simple and terrifying: that temperatures on planet Earth are now ‘likely the highest in at least the past 1,300 years’. As its authors from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) must have expected, it made headlines around the world.

    Yet some of the scientists who helped to draft it, The Mail on Sunday can reveal, harboured uncomfortable doubts.

    Dec 14 09:16

    If Climategate Is No Big Deal, Why Are Questions About It Met With An Armed Response?

    The boilerplate response on behalf of the guardians of the global warming scam is to claim that the climategate scandal holds no significance whatsoever. If warmists really are that laid back over the whole controversy then why are questions about it by accredited journalists met with an armed response from UN thugs?

    Dec 13 10:52

    Climategate: ‘Hello,’ the UN Secretary General Lied

    But as I was jumping up to write a check to the Sierra Club, I remembered. Hadn’t I heard Ban Ki-moon’s phrase somewhere else before?

    I had. And often.

    I turned to my trusty archives, and discovered something. At least since the late 1990s, and probably before, journalists, “activists,” and even politicians have been claiming: “It’s worse than we thought.”

    Only two things can account for the constant use of these words:

    (1) It really is, each and every time we turn around, getting hotter by amounts greater than we had predicted.

    While this is logically possible, if this rhetoric were consistently true then by now the Earth’s fish would be swimming in water as hot as Tiger Woods is in.

    (2) The politicians, etc., have forgotten the definition of accelerating.

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    What? The nited Nations lie to us? Those sweet lovable lugs????

    Dec 13 10:15

    Climategate: Sad Revelation of Corruption in Climate Science

    The exposure of thousands of emails, computer code, and other documents from the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia last month demonstrates widespread corruption among leading climate alarmist scientists around the world.

    The documents show that these scientists have been fabricating, cherry-picking, fudging, hiding, destroying, and otherwise abusing data; intimidating dissenting scientists and journal editors who might publish their work; filtering out dissenting research from the information reviewed by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and by climate change agencies of national and state or provincial governments around the world; and violating Freedom of Information laws and scientific journal policies about data sharing

    Dec 13 09:24

    Climategate: Australian records under scrutiny

    Australian scientist Warwick Hughes says that up to 40 per cent of the data used in the Australian study from long-term records came from urban areas where data may have been affected by the Urban Heat Island effect – the phenomenon where heat-retaining surfaces in metropolitan areas cause significant increases in temperature compared to surrounding rural areas.

    Hughes claims that the important 1986 study by Professor Phil Jones and colleagues has significant flaws. Professor Jones recently stood aside from his position as Director of the Climate Research Unit of East Anglia University pending an inquiry into information released in leaked emails - the so-called ClimateGate affair.

    Dec 13 08:45

    CLIMATEGATE - Journalist Bullied by UN Cops For Asking Climategate Question at Copenhagen Press Conference

    Today the “Global Warming Mafia” gave new credence to the charges raised by Climategate, that there has been a concerted effort to cover-up dissenting voices. Because that’s exactly what they did to McAleer when he asked some “inconvenient questions” during a press briefing at the climate change conference in Copenhagen.

    Professor Stephen Schneider’s assistant requested armed UN security officers who held film maker Phelim McAleer, ordered him to stop filming and prevented further questioning after the press conference where the Stanford academic was launching a book.

    He asked Professor Schneider about his opinions on Climategate

    Dec 13 08:24

    CLIMATEGATE - IPCC Scientists Caught Producing False Data To Push Global Warming

    Al Gore-linked Goddard Institute claimed “hottest October on record” after using temperature figures from September

    Dec 11 14:07

    Video: UN Security Stops Journalist’s Questions About ClimateGate

    Professor Stephen Schneider’s assistant requested armed UN security officers who held film maker Phelim McAleer, ordered him to stop filming and prevented further questioning after the press conference where the Stanford academic was launching a book.
    Dec 11 07:46

    CLIMATEGATE - BBC Exposes 'Fudge Factor' in ClimateGate Global Warming Computer Programming Code

    Even the BBC didn't let this scoop get away.

    A segment on the Dec. 3 broadcast of BBC's "Newsnight," showed the implications of the story behind the so-called "ClimateGate" scandal are more than just e-mails concealing data, but an incompetence analyzing the data by way of faulty computer code.

    Dec 10 21:26

    Climategate reaches the British House of Lords

    There is the issue of the science, which I had previously taken as given; but many people’s faith is being tested. We are often told that the science is settled. I suppose that is what the Inquisition said to Galileo. If so, why are we spending millions of pounds on research? The science is far from settled. – Lord Turnbull Dec 8th 2009

    Dec 10 09:27

    CLIMATEGATE - Open Letter to Steve McIntyre : The 'Highest Order Bit' of Climategate is being ignored by Scientists – WHY?

    I would like to begin by thanking you for your good forensic science work, and for your innate commonsense in ab initio sensing what naturally didn't sound right about climate-science's proclamations. But I would also like to express my disappointment that you have stopped a tad short of unraveling the social engineering that lies just behind the thin facade of this mega-funded science of Global Warming. Proving to the mainstream science skeptics that it was fictitious may have been deemed an important first step in unraveling the science of its deception for those of scientific acumen. But stopping there is unforgivable as is the absence of any demonstrated political acumen.

    Dec 09 08:00

    ClimateGate: Warming looking more like a hoax - News Chief

    You can read all the unit's hacked e-mails, which were posted Nov. 29 on a Russian server at HarryReidMe.com. These e-mails have since been verified by The New York Times. Amazing!

    Yet the energy cap-and-trade bill is still sitting around in Congress. This bill that could cost us more than $100 trillion. It's astonishing how we have bypassed "billions" and went right into "trillions" with hardly a blink. In a few years, it will be "zillions" of dollars and we'll wonder how we got there.

    Dec 08 20:18

    Climategate: A Willful Ignorance

    The IPCC should be disbanded as a threat to mankind. The EPA should be required by Congress to produce scientific proof that CO2 is a "pollutant" to be regulated. It cannot!

    The people attending the conference should be run out of Copenhagen as if peasants were once again pursuing the monster, Frankenstein.

    And The Economist, along with all the so-called scientific magazines and news outlets that have prostituted themselves to the global warming fraud, should issue an apology to their readers.

    Dec 08 14:21

    Climategate: another smoking gun…

    As you’ll know if you’ve been reading reports like this scare stories about glaciers retreating “faster than predicted” are a central plank of the IPCC’s case that we should carbon-tax ourselves back to the Dark Ages NOW. According to the IPCC, the Himalayan glaciers could be gone by 2035.

    Or should that be 2350? Yep it seems those scientific experts who make the IPCC’s reports so famously reliable and trustworthy have a bad case of numerical dyslexia.

    Dec 08 10:25

    Climategate: Barack Obama's rule by EPA decree is a coup d'etat against Congress, made in Britain

    Who needs tanks on the lawn when you have the Environmental Protection Agency? Barack Obama’s use of the EPA to pressurise the Senate to pass his climate change Nuremberg Decrees shows his dictatorial mentality. He wants to override Congress, which is hostile to his climate gobbledegook because it is representative of the American electorate, and sideline the nation’s elected Senators by ruling by decree, courtesy of the EPA. This is a coup d’état.

    Dec 08 10:14

    CLIMATEGATE - Jeffrey Dahmer insists there are no cannibals in Milaukee!

    Dec 08 09:39

    CLIMATEGATE: A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY - UPDATED

    Temperature monitor next to incinerator
    We have previously documented that temperature sensors used to generate the data that supports the claim of human caused global warming have been cited in the outflow of building air conditioners and in one notable instance right next to a trash incinerator. Clearly given that these are all sources of heat, the readings from these temperature sensors cannot be used to assume that we are measuring the temperature of anything other than air-conditioning outflow and the incineration of trash.

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    Dec 08 06:35

    Climategate: Barack Obama's rule by EPA decree is a coup d'etat against Congress, made in Britain

    Who needs tanks on the lawn when you have the Environmental Protection Agency? Barack Obama’s use of the EPA to pressurise the Senate to pass his climate change Nuremberg Decrees shows his dictatorial mentality. He wants to override Congress, which is hostile to his climate gobbledegook because it is representative of the American electorate, and sideline the nation’s elected Senators by ruling by decree, courtesy of the EPA. This is a coup d’état.

    Dec 07 07:30

    CLIMATEGATE - Cult trying to blame Putin for leaked emails.

    Webmaster's Commentary: 

    Like I said; a bunch of cold-war fossils are running this show.

    Dec 06 12:36

    Climategate: Obama’s Science Adviser Confirms the Scandal — Unintentionally

    I remember when Copenhagen Diagnosis came out because nearly every major paper ran a story on it. Global warming is happening even faster than predicted, the impacts are even worse than feared, and that sort of thing. I also remembered that the authors of Copenhagen Diagnosis included many of the usual conmen who are at the center of the alarmist scare. So I asked my CEI colleague Julie Walsh to compare the list of authors of Copenhagen Diagnosis with the scientists involved in Climategate.

    Dec 06 12:02

    Climategate: the loonies are out of the asylum

    Truth to left-liberals is like garlic to vampires, so I suppose it’s no wonder the world’s watermelons (green on the outside, red on the inside) have been reacting so badly to Climategate.

    A few days ago we had the hugely entertaining spectacle of climate activist Ed Begley Jr losing the plot completely on Fox news. (aka Tofu-crazed Vegan Goes Postal).

    Yesterday, I understand, decrepit Politburo chief Gordon Brown decided that climate change sceptics – Does he mean me? He surely does! – were “flat-earthers.” I consider this perhaps the greatest badge of honour of my entire career. It’s like being called a “gibbering lunatic” by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, “a dangerous nutcase” by Charles Manson, “a sinister, slippery snake” by Lord Mandelson, “an utter bastard” by Joe Stalin.

    Dec 06 12:02

    BBC Exposes 'Fudge Factor' in ClimateGate Global Warming Computer Programming Code

    Even the BBC didn't let this scoop get away.

    A segment on the Dec. 3 broadcast of BBC's "Newsnight," showed the implications of the story behind the so-called "ClimateGate" scandal are more than just e-mails concealing data, but an incompetence analyzing the data by way of faulty computer code.

    Dec 05 13:27

    CLIMATEGATE: A CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY

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    Please forward.

    "Al-Gore-Da"'s warmistas are trying to flood the net, Facebook, MySpace and Twitter with their spin that just because Al-Gore-Da has been caught lying about global warming is no reason to suspect global warming is a lie!

    Dec 05 12:56

    Media Will Ignore Climategate Until They Hear ‘I Was Wrong’

    Dec 05 12:56

    ClimateGate Could Lead To A Salem Style Witch Trial For Those Who Doubt Global Warming

    The brewing scandal over ClimateGate has shown that belief in global warming ought to be seen as a religious belief. The increasing doubts about global warming being caused by man may in fact lead to the persecution of those who challenge Liberals about their belief in it.

    Webmaster's Commentary: 

    "DEATH IN FLAMES FOR THOSE WHO REFUSE TO BELIEVE AS THEY ARE ORDERED TO BELIEVE! BURN THE HERETICS! BURN THE HERETICS! BURN THE HERETICS!"

    Dec 05 12:40

    CLIMATEGATE - Key Climategate scientist calls skeptic an 'a**hole' on live television

    Dec 05 12:36

    WaPo Puts ClimateGate at the Top of Page One

    The Washington Post put ClimateGate on the front page, top left in Saturday’s edition. It’s also the top story at washingtonpost.com. The headline is "In e-mails, science of warming is hot debate." The website summary: "E-mails stolen from British research center show climate-change leaders noting flaws in their own data and seemingly scheming to muzzle critics."

    Wow. The story is breaking.

    Webmaster's Commentary: 

    WELL DONE, RANGERS! KEEP UP THE PRESSURE!!!!

    Dec 05 12:35

    Climategate Update

    Timesonline reports confidence has been so shaken by the revelations from the hacked emails from the CRU, the British Met Office plans to take a full review of their data. The review is not expected to be completed until the end of 2012:

    The new analysis of the data will take three years, meaning that the Met Office will not be able to state with absolute confidence the extent of the warming trend until the end of 2012.

    Webmaster's Commentary: 

    "So no need to get angry with us until then!!!!!!!!!!!"

    Dec 05 08:07

    Stimulating climategate

    Climategate scientist Michael Mann received a $541,000 National Science Foundation grant under the stimulus bill passed by Congress in February.

    Webmaster's Commentary: 

    So .... Dr. Michael Mann lies to the public about human-caused global warming and gets a half million in tax dollars?

    I need some stimulus? How much do I get if I start lying to the public?

    Dec 05 05:13

    Climategate emails force Al Gore to cancel talk at Copenhagen

    Al Gore's scheduled December 16th speech with the auspicious title "Climate Conclusion" has been canceled amid the scandal of Climategate. About 3,000 Danes had tickets for the Berlinske Media event that was announced in August. Al Gore has been the poster child for Global Warming, but has been under scrutiny from scientists who argue against the findings of humans' involvement in our climate.

    Dec 04 20:58

    Apologist Responses to Climategate Misconstrue the Real Debate

    Those of us who are not experts on climate models now have proof that the official line that “the science is settled” was a bluff.

    Dec 04 13:59

    Palin to Obama: ‘Boycott Copenhagen’ because of ‘Climategate’

    Never one to miss an opportunity to jump on a conservative bandwagon, Sarah Palin has called on President Barack Obama to boycott the worldwide climate conference in Copenhagen this month, citing the recent "Climategate" emails incident as proof that global warming is based on "junk science."

    Palin has again taken to the social networking website Facebook to voice her opinion, this time declaring that anthropogenic climate change is an "unscientific" excuse for a "cap and tax" plan based on "snake oil" and a "scare tactic" pushed by "dogmatic environmentalists."

    Dec 04 11:58

    Time to Cancel IPCC and Withdraw Nobel Prizes From Them and Gore

    Al Gore is the only Nobel Prize winner, whose work was ruled politically biased and containing nine major scientific errors by a court (UK) a week before it was awarded. The Nobel Committee should have known. They could argue they’d already made their decision. Problem is there was considerable evidence about the errors easily available long before. Clearly they didn’t do their homework, so their decision was purely political. The Prize should be revoked.

    Dec 04 07:30

    Climategate Investigator Is Member Of Vehemently Pro-Man Made Global Warming Organization

    A civil servant who is a member of one of the most vehemently pro man-made global warming advocacy organizations in Europe which also has direct ties to the IPCC has been handed the job of whitewashing the investigation into the University of East Anglia, while absurdly billing himself as impartial and unconnected to climate science.

    Meanwhile, the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has ludicrously announced that it will conduct its own investigation into the climategate scandal, despite the fact that the suspects involved have intimate ties to the IPCC, with one of the primary scientists accused of manipulating climate data being a lead author of the 1995, 2001, and 2007 IPCC reports.

    Dec 03 22:09

    Climategate dogging Al Gore

    Screenwriter Roger L. Simon, a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and an Oscar nominee, have called on the Academy to rescind former Vice President Gore’s Oscar for An Inconvenient Truth.

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