Tag Archives: Peter Gleick

Google Hacked the ‘Skeptical Science’ Website

Worst damage control ever? Guest essay by Brandon Schollenberger Despite my joking comments about having mad haxor skillz being a source of amusement for many people, it appears some people actually believe I hacked the Skeptical Science forum’s website. Rob … Continue reading

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Peter Gleick Makes Progress… by Hoping People Die

Post by Brandon Shollenberger Rhetoric in climate change debates has never been highbrow.  There’s lots of name calling, gotcha games and other petty behavior.  Still, there’s something about suggesting people you dislike should die that turns most people off.  That’s … Continue reading

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Watch Michael Mann’s self aggrandizing AGU presentation

He’s still pushing the same old stuff; Mannian certified hockey sticks, evil skeptics, and a persecution complex to make up for his own lack of transparency.

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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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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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Simple questions for Bill McKibben and Peter Gleick – with comic relief from Bill Nye

Being a fan of public transportation seems to go hand-in-hand with climate activism. Two of the top activists have recently commented on how much they like it. Being curious as to whether this is lip service to a cause or … 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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Heartland to release Gleick prosecution file

The one year anniversary of the Dr. Peter Gleick theft of Heartland documents under false pretenses is coming up on Valentines day, Feb 14th. I’ve been given the word today via email that there will be some documents released from … Continue reading

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Peter Gleick misses chilly cook-off in California

While the eastern United States is warm, prompting the clueless to claim the climate is being “mucked with” (point: the reason for the Tornado Watch is the clash of cold air against the warmer air, something called a “front”)… …at … Continue reading

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AGU, Gleick, Climate Science, and Baseball Steroid Use

Please Turn Around, Dr. Gundersen, You’re Blowing Your One Chance! Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I was ruminating about Peter Gleick, and the AGU Task Force on Scientific Integrity, when I came across a very apropos quote. This is from … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: The Gleick tragedy continues at AGU…

Steve McIntyre has returned from his holiday trip and points out how the American Geophysical Union (AGU) has taken up the Gleick tragedy at the 2012 convention, as if the prodigal son had never committed a crime. He writes:

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The Gleick effect – proving there is no bad publicity

Guest Post by Joe Bast In a December 28 post, blogger Greg Laden, a self-described “biological anthropologist and science communicator,” ranked The Heartland Institute’s efforts to expose global warming alarmism as one of the “top climate stories of 2012”. I … Continue reading

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Some Christmas gift notes for Dr. Michael Mann

As reported this past weekend, we had a hilarious case of Mann overboard! Since then, it has become the #1 story on WordPress worldwide. It stems from a $10 calendar from COSTCO I sent Dr. Mann, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, Dr. … Continue reading

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‘…we need a conspiracy to save humanity’

I posted this on the Daily Lew Issue 5 as an update, but I decided it was so telling of the state of mind for the SkS crowd that it needed its own separate post. This also happens to be … Continue reading

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Peter Gleick makes a complete fool of himself…again

Whoo boy. Maybe he just better stick to bottled water ranting, because he’s now 0-2 for climate and political commentary. Cue the America’s Dumbest Criminals theme intro. Here’s the tweet the link to the image (image link – which he … Continue reading

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Why We Need Debate, Not Consensus, on Climate Change

NOTE: This op-ed was rejected by the New York Times. It was submitted as a response by The president of The Heartland Institute in reply to Fred Krupp’s Wall Street Journal essay. I reproduce it here in hopes of it … 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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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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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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The Guardian’s ridiculous claim of 75% Arctic sea ice loss in 30 years – patently false

Reposted from “Haunting the Library” (well worth a bookmark), another clueless journalist combined with an artist/activist makes The Guardian look pretty darned stupid. Five minutes or less of checking would have prevented this blunder. Guardian Goes “Full Stupid” on Arctic … Continue reading

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Heartland doubled the number of individual donors since Peter Gleick’s Fakegate scandal

Jim Lakely, Heartland’s communications director, takes Daniel Souweine of the TV meteorologist hassling group Fabricate Forecast the Facts to task in this piece on the Heartland blog: Reports of Heartland’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated By Jim Lakely Yesterday, the boss … Continue reading

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UK’s Press Complaints Commission responds to the premature ‘Gleick cleared’ Guardian article by Suzanne Goldenberg

Paul Bongiorno submits this story: Mr. Watts and company, Good day Sir. I’d received a response from the UK’s Press Complaint’s Commission regarding the UK’s ‘Guardian’ story of, ‘Peter Gleick cleared of forging..’ fiction. The ‘PCC’s Simon Yip forwarded me … 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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Summary: The International Conference on Climate Change 7

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach After years of getting up at 4 AM to go commercial fishing, these days I generally have as little to do with dawn as possible. But last Sunday, I found myself in the Palm Springs … Continue reading

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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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The shonky world of Guardian reporting – they Fakegate themselves

UPDATE: 7:30PM PST I’ve been offline much of today in travel and then immediately attending the Heartland dinner, so I’m hours late with this update. Apparently, the story has now been restored, and there’s a a second critical story. – … Continue reading

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Dr. Mann goes to Disneyland

It seems Dr. Michael Mann has been invited to speak at a water conference. I’m wondering if his buddy, Dr. Peter Gleick was invited or not. The program is interesting, because they ask this question: BALDERDASH or RISK? Climate Change: … Continue reading

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BREAKING: “Death threats” against Australian climate scientists turn out to be nothing but hype and hot air

UPDATE:Jo Nova has a complete and detailed summary of this farce: Pathological exaggerators caught on “death threats”: How 11 rude emails became a media blitz UPDATE2: 5/3/12 Simon Turnill reports that there’s a new story in the Australian saying that … 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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Gallup poll: Global Warming dead last again

I missed this last Friday, but better late than never. From Gallup Worry About U.S. Water, Air Pollution at Historical Lows. Looks like a double body-blow to admitted document thief Dr. Peter Gleick; Americans don’t share his top two concerns … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – climate bookends and separations

I had planned to write about this, and specifically that Joe Romm’s blog “Climate Progress” appears to have died a quiet death of assimilation by the borg greens, saying: We are now merging with ThinkProgress Green, and that means we’ll … Continue reading

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Heartland Institute Calls on Oxford to Cancel Speech by Admitted Thief Peter Gleick

  ‘All Honest Scientists Should Be Outraged’ The Heartland Institute today called on Oxford University to cancel the April 24 “Oxford Amnesty Lectures” event featuring disgraced climate scientist Dr. Peter H. Gleick, president of the Pacific Institute, who committed theft, … Continue reading

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