Among some of the facts that came out: These Scientists urged each other 'to present a "unified" view on their theory of man-made climate change, calling it an important "common cause." They also advised each other on how to adjust data so it wouldn't compromise their hypothesis, discussed ways to keep opposing views out of leading Science journals, and gave tips on how to "hide the decline" of temperature in certain inconvenient data.
Mr. Jones wrote in 2005, "The two MMs (probably Stephen McIntyre and Ross McKitrick, two Canadians who devoted years trying to obtain the raw data and codes used in climate graphs, then fact-checking them) have been after the CRU station data for years. If they ever hear there is a Freedom of Information Act now in the U.K., I think I'll delete the file rather than send to anyone. . . . We also have a data protection act, which I will hide behind."