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 him, he’s the guy from the Pacific Institute who posed as a board member for…

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: An independent review conducted by outside counsel on behalf of the Institute has supported what…

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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 here Breaking news from the Pacific Institute website: http://www.pacinst.org/press_center/press_releases/statement6612.html PACIFIC INSTITUTE BOARD OF DIRECTORS STATEMENT…

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 Institute today released more evidence that Pacific Institute President Peter Gleick was the likely author…

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 to grasp the way their own advocacy fatally undermines their credibility. They blame cunning, unscrupulous…

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 and his actions are of little account. But the reaction of all the global warming…