Monday, November 23, 2009

Let the Reckoning Begin: Climategate

ClimateGate. Now these data-manipulating a-holes will have to answer for their lies and unethical practices.

Inhofe Says He Will Call for Investigation on "Climategate" on Washington Times Americas Morning Show

"I said I would discuss the “systematic and documented abuse of the scientific process by which an international body that claims it provides the most complete and objective science assessment in the world on the subject of climate change, the United Nations IPCC.” Now that was four years ago; so we knew they were cooking the science back then, and you’ve been talking about the, you know, what’s happened recently with the bloggers coming up with what they did, what they…"

[From .: U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works :: Minority Page :.]

Lord Lawson, the former chancellor, has called for an independent inquiry into claims that leading climate change scientists manipulated data to strengthen the case for man-made global warming.

Thousands of emails and documents stolen from the University of East Anglia (UEA) and posted online indicate that researchers massaged figures to mask the fact that world temperatures have been declining in recent years. This morning Lord Lawson, who has reinvented himself as a prominent climate change sceptic since leaving front line politics, demanded that the apparent deception be fully investigated.

[From Lord Lawson calls for public inquiry into UEA global warming data 'manipulation' - Telegraph]