Tag Archives: Pacific Institute

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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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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Heartland releases the Peter Gleick legal briefing

This was presented to the US Attorney’s office by the Jones-Day legal firm on behalf of the Heartland Institute in connection with the theft of documents by Dr. Peter Gleick of the Pacific Institute one year ago today.

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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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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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Heartland Institute Responds to Pacific Institute’s Reinstatement of Gleick – cites Federal criminal prosecution

JUNE 7, 2012 – The Board of Directors of the Pacific Institute announced yesterday it was “pleased to welcome Dr. Peter Gleick back to his position as president” of the organization. The announcement comes three months after Gleick, a prominent … 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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Paging Suzanne Goldenberg and Guardian editors – Pacific Institute Says Gleick Review Not Final

Quark Soup writes: Gleick Review Not Finalized, Pacific Institute Says Last week Suzanne Goldenberg of The Guardian reported: “A review has cleared the scientist Peter Gleick of forging any documents in his expose of the rightwing Heartland Institute’s strategy and … 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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I nominate Dr. Peter Gleick for the first annual Walter Duranty award

Roger L. Simon writes on PJ Media: Starting this year, PJ Media, in conjunction with our good friends at The New Criterion, will be awarding the first annual Walter Duranty Prize for Journalistic Mendacity. Walter Duranty – it will be recalled … 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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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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Heartland Institute President Debunks Fakegate Memo

This press release, initially published here, is reproduced in full below. FEBRUARY 27, 2012 – The Heartland Institute today released an analysis of the fake “climate strategy” memo circulated by Pacific Institute President Peter Gleick to fellow environmental activists and … Continue reading

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Peter Gleick lecturing the U.S. Senate on “deceitful tactics”

“Copner” alerts us in comments to this public document: Testimony of Dr. Peter Gleick, February 7, 2007 Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Table 1 Categories of Deceitful Tactics and Abuse of the Scientific Process (source: P.H. Gleick, Pacific Institute, 2007) … 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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EPA Budget Judgment Day Coming Up

I’d ask EPA’s Lisa Jackson about the legality of “disappearing” the over $468,000 dollars in grants to Peter Gleick’s Pacific Institute from the EPA grants database, then putting them back, all without any public notice.  Since 2007, Gleick’s PI has … Continue reading

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Peter Gleick requests leave of absence from Pacific Institute

From the San Jose Mercury News, Dana Hull reports: Peter Gleick, a nationally known expert on water and climate issues, on Friday asked for a short-term leave of absence from the Oakland-based Pacific Institute, where he is co-founder and president. … 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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