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Peter H. Gleick, ‘genius’

In a hilarious claim, Gleick proves once again his genius label is eclipsed by his own dogma. A couple of days ago I got pulled into the Twitter feed of Dr. Peter Gleick, we’ll get to that shortly. You know … Continue reading

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The Pacific Institute’s ‘non-confirmation confirmation’

Parsing the Pacific Institute (Reposted from Bishop Hill to give widest possible exposure) Jim Lindgren, writing at law blog the Volokh Conspiracy, has been parsing the Pacific Institute’s statement about reinstating Peter Gleick as president, and in particular the following phrase: … Continue reading

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Pacific Institute reinstates Peter Gleick – but won’t provide confirmation of the “independent investigation”

UPDATE4: 6/7/12 11AM PST The independent investigator is named, see update #4 below. UPDATE5: 6/7/12 11:15AM PST Heartland has just released a statement, read it here. UPDATE6: 6/7/12 1:15PM PST Josh weighs in with some biting satire in a cartoon … Continue reading

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New Evidence Released in Fakegate Global Warming Scandal

This is in addition to the forensics report that I had done by the JGAAP folks here: Forensic analysis of the fake Heartland ‘Climate Strategy Memo’ concludes Peter Gleick is the likely forger by Joe Bast (via Fakegate.org) The Heartland … Continue reading

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Those whom the gods would destroy, they first make green

How Green Gullibility, Hyperpartisanship Are Wrecking The Climate Movement by Walter Russell Mead The American Interest (excerpted) One of the biggest intellectual failures of the global green movement against climate change is the persistent failure of its leaders and spokespeople … 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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Heartland Institute Responds to Rep. Markey Letter on ‘Fakegate’

My response to Markey’s nosy letter would have been far less wordy. Two words would probably have been sufficient. The Heartland media release from today is below. The Heartland Institute Responds to Rep. Markey Letter on ‘Fakegate’ MARCH 15, 2012 … Continue reading

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Forensic analysis of the fake Heartland ‘Climate Strategy Memo’ concludes Peter Gleick is the likely forger

Readers may recall that on February 22nd, I offered up some open source stylometry/textometry software called JGAAP (Java Graphical Authorship Attribution Program), with a suggestion that readers make use of it to determine the authorship of the faked Heartland strategy memo … 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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Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

February 29: Fred Singer will be speaking at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA on Wednesday, from 4:30 to 5:40 pm, Room 124, Science Technology I General title: “The Climate Debate: NIPCC vs. IPCC, the Hockey-stick, and Climategate.” Impacts on energy … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – bonus edition

I said in my earlier QOTW that: I’ve seen lots of quotes this week, many surrounding the Gleick Fakegate affair. I was basically saying that there were so many to choose from in this target rich week, it was a … Continue reading

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What triggered Dr. Peter Gleick to commit identity fraud on January 27th?

Guest post by Dr. Nicola Scafetta I am following this story about Gleick vs. Heartland Institute. I believe I found something that might be useful and/or interesting. To understand what happened in the mind of Gleick you need to carefully … Continue reading

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Quote of the week

I’ve seen lots of quotes this week, many surrounding the Gleick Fakegate affair. This one stands out. From John Horgan at Scientific American who asks: Should Global-Warming Activists Lie to Defend Their Cause? He writes:

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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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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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