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 not sure whether to offer my congratulations or my condolences. Let me offer you both,…

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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 Gleick regarding documents purportedly from the Heartland Institute which he disseminated, AGU President Michael McPhaden…

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 a moment’s scrutiny of those other quarters — I was reminded of the reality that…

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 climate science — including by producing and distributing K-12 curriculum materials propounding climate change denial…