Tag Archives: Fakegate

If you’re not contrite, you must be Gleick

Heh, it seems it touched a  sensitive spot. Tom Nelson pretty much nails this one. In response to a tweet made today by self admitted document thief Peter Gleick where he promotes this story: I made this response which Tom … Continue reading

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A Big Picture Look At “Earth’s Temperature” – Peter Gleick Edition

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” I recently came across a January 21st, 2012 Peter Gleick article 2011 Climate Change in Pictures and Data: Just the Facts, which appears to mimic the format and approach of my January 1st, 2012 … Continue reading

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Josh on ‘that sinking feeling’ at Gleick’s Pacific Institute

Josh makes some usual biting satire. Looks like dread cast upon the waters to me.

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Joe Bast responds to Dr. Judith Curry’s post on Heartland

Joe Bast is responding to: Heartburn at Heartland Posted on May 24, 2012by Judith Curry ==================================== Received via email: Dr. Curry, Thanks for reproducing in your recent post my account of the left’s attacks on our scientists and donors. It’s … Continue reading

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Update on Fakegate – what we know so far

Background on Fakegate from The Heartland Institute 1. What is Fakegate? On February 14, 2012, an environmental activist named Peter Gleick sent to liberal activists and sympathetic journalists several documents he stole from The Heartland Institute, along with a fake … Continue reading

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The climate of history – condemned to repeat it

Are you now or have you ever been a global warming denier? Guest post by David Ross Some have suggested that the Fakegate affair has been discussed enough. They are wrong. Peter Gleick is a minor figure in climate science … Continue reading

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I was feeling really burned out… and then I read this

UPDATE: 3/17/12 Thanks to everyone for all the support, kind words, and well wishes. Today I found myself taking another long nap, and I awoke feeling much better than yesterday. Stress is an insidious thing, and until it catches up … Continue reading

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DeSmog Blog headed back to obscurity

The blog that broke created the Fakegate story, only to have it blow up in their faces when skeptics fingered Peter Gleick as the culprit, forcing him to admit that he’d been the one to steal the documents from Heartland, … Continue reading

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Heartland publishes an “Open Letter to Directors of the Pacific Institute”

Fakegate: Open Letter to Directors of the Pacific Institute FEBRUARY 29, 2012 – Today, The Heartland Institute sent the letter below to the following members of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Institute: Peter Boyer, Trustee, The Ayrshire Foundation … Continue reading

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“Plato’s Noble Lie resuscitated in a pas de deux of flimflammery”

Fakegate Apologism — It’s How They Roll Guest post by Chris Horner This morning I read a terrific recounting of the “the fact that a whole section of the scientific establishment is defending Gleick on the grounds that it’s OK … Continue reading

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Peter Gleick Debate Invitation email thread

This email from Heartland communications director Jim Lakely is published unedited except for some email address and some telephone number redactions to prevent unwanted spam and calls –Anthony UPDATE: I’ve run the email through this tool (Thanks Tom Nelson) to … 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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Quote of the week – Andrew Bolt nails “Fakegate”

This short post by Bolt really says it all:

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Not quite Friday Funny– “Fakegate”

Josh from CartoonsbyJosh.com writes: Another ‘Gate’ – but this one turned round and bit the owner. Leo Hickman and co at the Guardian thought they had a bona fide leak of incriminating information on the funding of climate skeptics by … Continue reading

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