03 Jan '12, 2am

Who Framed Climate Science?

Who Framed Climate Science?

NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies /Public Domain Thank heavens that so-called 'ClimateGate 2.0' fizzed out faster than Herman Cain's presidential campaign. Dealing with obnoxious, fact-free allegations from overheated climate skeptics is a green blogger's nightmare. I suppose our work is made easier by the stark baselessness of the charges 'revealed' by the emails–six independent inquires (six!) have now cleared the scientists involved of wrongdoing. But the fact remains: We don't know who the instigator was in the first place. Who's the hacker who sought to frame climate science? It's increasingly looking like the perpetrator who stole the emails (an illegal act in England) indeed has an activist agenda. The New York Times reports : In November, just before another major international climate conference opened, this time in Durban, South Africa, another round of e-...

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