Tagged: Leakegate

Sceptics face yawning credibility gap - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 23, 2010

We know that the vast majority of climate scientists support the explanation of anthropogenic climate change set out by the Intergovernmental Panel of Climate Change. That majority is now quantified in the first study of its kind published yesterday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Expert credibility in climate change. “Here, we [...] … Read More

Sunday Times apologises for ’Amazongate’ misinformation - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Jun 21, 2010

Three months after Simon Lewis laid a complaint with the UK’s Press Complaints Commission, which I reported here, the Sunday Times has retracted Jonathan Leake’s disgraceful Amazongate article and apologised to Dr Lewis. The article has been removed from their website. Here’s the apology: The article “UN climate panel shamed by bogus rainforest claim” (News, [...] … Read More

Amazongate closes on Sunday Times: Simon Lewis fights back - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Mar 26, 2010

Jonathan Leake and the Sunday Times got a lot of mileage out of his disgraceful Amazongate article, which I wrote about in February. It was pleasing to read yesterday in Climate Progress that tropical forest researcher Simon Lewis has lodged an official complaint to the UK’s Press Complaints Commission (PCC). The IPCC wrote: “Up to 40% of [...] … Read More