Tuesday, December 01, 2009

More on Climategate

from the Atlantic.

"In my previouspost on Climategate I blithely said that nothing in the climate science email dump surprised me much. Having waded more deeply over the weekend I take that back.

The closed-mindedness of these supposed men of science, their willingness to go to any lengths to defend a preconceived message, is surprising even to me. The stink of intellectual corruption is overpowering. And, as Christopher Booker argues, this scandal is not at the margins of the politicised IPCC[Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change] process. It is not tangential to the
policy prescriptions emanating from what David Henderson called the environmental policy milieu [subscription required]. It goes to the core of that process."

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