Browsing All posts tagged under »University of East Anglia«

1700 UK Scientists Rebut “Fakegate” Emails

March 9, 2012


In 2009, somebody hacked into the computers at the University of East Anglia and accessed and stole a large cache of private email exchanges between climate scientists.  Those parties unknown then carefully quote-mined literally 10s of thousands of emails and selected and edited a number of “damaging” out-of-context quotes for wide public release.  The usual […]

Simple Sam Goes Climate Cherry Pickin’

September 8, 2010


Climate deniers are simple, very simple, Sam. They don’t understand what’s wrong with cherry pickin’. What’s wrong with cherry pickin’, Sam, is that you can get any result you please so long as you don’t have to explain why you chose the evidence you chose. For instance, I want to prove that the people in […]

Scientists Comment on Muir Russell “Climategate” Report

July 7, 2010


The Science news site has been soliciting comments from scientists on the final Muir Russell investigation into the so-called “climategate” emails.  These are some of the things scientists have said so far: Kevin Trenberth In reality the ones who had malfeasance were many of the critics who brought those changes and who mis-used and abused […]

The Muir Russell final report on the Climategate emails

July 7, 2010


The Independent Climate Change E-Mails Review, July 2010 Chair:  Sir Muir Russell   Review team:  Professor Geoffrey Boulton, Professor Peter Clarke, David Eyton, Professor James Norton CHAPTER 1: EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1. The main findings of the Independent Climate Change E-mails Review (“the Review”) are set out in Section 1.3 below, and the main recommendations in Section […]

Deniergate Papers I – Dr. Phil Jones & the 15 Years

February 17, 2010


Dr. Phil Jones of the Climate Research Unit of the University of East Anglia did not say what the Daily Mail said he did. Either his statement was deliberately distorted, or presented in a way that was meant to mislead, it which case it was a lie. Or his statement was misunderstood, in which case it was an example of denialist stupidity and ignorance of science.

Simple Sam Learns to Talk Science

January 29, 2010


I expect anytime soon to be hearing a shift in denialist discourse asking, “How come, if global warming is happening, global temperatures haven’t gone up since 2005?”