Daily Archives: February 21, 2012

An Open Letter to Dr. Linda Gundersen

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dear Dr. Gundersen; I see that due to the highly theatrical auto-defenestration of your predecessor, Dr. Peter Gleick, you are now the Chair of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) Task Force on Scientific Integrity. I’m … Continue reading

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Megan McArdle gives Mosher and the blogosphere props for pointing to Gleick

Some excerpts from her most recent article in The Atlantic, which you can read in full here. It is important to note that Ms. McArdle is not a climate skeptic, quite the contrary. But, she was and remains very skeptical … Continue reading

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AGU weighs in on Gleick: “AGU is disappointed that Dr. Gleick acted in a way that is inconsistent with our organization’s values.”

AGU Encourages Integrity in all Aspects of Climate Change Discourse Scholarly Society Rejects Deception Regarding Heartland Institute Documents February 21, 2012AGU Release No. 12-11For Immediate Release In response to a blog post late yesterday, 20 February 2012, by Dr. Peter … Continue reading

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FakeGate: It’s What They Do

Guest Post by Chris Horner I don’t know if you recall this, but, following FakeGate’s trajectory and the pretense in certain quarters that Gleick was operating somehow in a zone of exclusion for his movement — farcically absurd upon even … Continue reading

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Climate Churnalism’s New Clothes

Josh is finding the FakeGate to be a target rich environment. The UK press is quite culpable in lapsed journalistic standards it seems, especially The Guardian.

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NCSE accepts Gleick’s resignation

This essay is from the National Center for Science Education at:  http://ncse.com/news/2012/02/source-heartland-leak-steps-forward-007220 ========================================================== Source of Heartland leak steps forward Peter Gleick The source of the documents revealing the strategy of the Heartland Institute’s campaign to undermine the public’s understanding of … Continue reading

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Gleick removed from AGU Task Force on Scientific Ethics page

Commenter FP writes: Hmm, they’ve removed Peter Gleick’s name from this page: http://www.agu.org/about/governance/committees_boards/scientific_ethics.shtml It was there four days ago, according to google’s cache. Has he resigned/been fired already? It had read as the page screencap shows:

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Josh on GleickGate

Climate cartoonist Josh of cartoonsbyjosh.com weighs in with this satirical cartoon which represents the ideal model climate scientist image.

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