Tagged: Phil Jones

Climate scientist Phil Jones exonerated - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 31, 2010

The UK Parliament Science and Technology Committee has released its report into “climategate” – some of the issues surrounding the release of stolen emails from the University of East Anglia Climate Research Unit. It effectively exonerates Phil Jones from  charges of withholding data and questionable scientific ethics. The text of the press release is below and the [...] … Read More

Business Roundtable lies about climate, according to The Economist - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Mar 24, 2010

You might expect the Business Roundtable to be avid readers of that august weekly news magazine The Economist, and yet BR head honcho Roger Kerr was happy to write this in an op-ed published last month, apparently relying on British tabloid the Daily Mail as a source: On top of all this is Climategate, which started [...] … Read More

Swiftboating science - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 15, 2010

“Swiftboating” is a new term for me – and for science, I guess. But it is part of US political jargon. To quote Wikipedia: “Swiftboating . .  is used as a strong pejorative description of some kind of attack that the speaker considers unfair or untrue—for example, an ad hominem attack or a smear campaign. The term comes [...] … Read More

CRU’s Jones on the stand: Pearce offers opinion as news - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Mar 02, 2010

Fred Pearce is obviously unrepentant over the unjust treatment he meted out to Phil Jones in his unfortunate series of artices on the UEA emails, one of which I commented on here. He has just produced an extraordinarily slanted account of Jones’ questioning from the Parliamentary committee set up to look into the affair. How’s this [...] … Read More

Pearced to the heart: Fred gets it wrong - Hot Topic

Bryan Walker Feb 18, 2010

I have been a reader of the Guardian newspaper for 55 years and was more than a little astonished when they ran a series of articles by prominent environmental journalist Fred Pearce on the stolen University of East Anglia emails. For that matter I was surprised that Fred Pearce wrote them. He is no climate change [...] … Read More

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