As one "gate" opens, another closes. Wegman given a letter of reprimand, keeps job, no further investigations expected.

WUWT readers may recall “copygate” surrounding the Wegman report and all of the accusations of plagiarism from the man behind the curtain “Deep Climate”, and John Mashey. This item from…

Virginia university releases correspondence of professor involved in ‘Hockey Stick’ controversy

Silence from pressure groups deafening; media joins hypocrisy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 31, 2011 Contacts: Christopher Horner, chris.horner@atinstitute.org Paul Chesser, paul.chesser@atinstitute.org American Tradition Institute’s Environmental Law Center has learned…

The Washington Post produces a bigoted editorial against the public's right to know

From JunkScience.com WashPost: Freedom of Information Act not for skeptics’ use by Steve Milloy In a bizarre Memorial Day editorial, the Washington Post criticized climate skeptics for using the Freedom of…

McIntyre: Climategate Documents Confirm Wegman's Hypothesis

Steve McIntyre comments on Wegman’s work and Deep Climate’s recent dissing of the Said et al paper. It seems there’s a clique of too close for comfort relationships that may…

Nielsen-Gammon interviews North and others on Wegman – plagiarism may be related to a cultural misunderstanding by foreign exchange student

I’m surprised too, at the reaction of North and others. They may have a point. Wegman: A Surprising Reaction by Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon at the Houston Chronicle’s Climate Abyss I…

Wegman paper retraction by Journal

Post updated below – see my own experience with plagiarism by NOAA and how it was solved easily – Anthony I get word that USA Today reports that the caterwaulings…

What is it with Virginia?

We have the ongoing Wegman and the Mashey/DeepClimate “Copygate dustup” at Fairfax based George Mason University, now we have even more going on in Virginia. It seems we have dueling…

Where's John Mashey and "DeepClimate" when we need them?

From Steve McIntyre on Climate Audit: Trenberth and Lifting Text Verbatim In case readers think that Trenberth’s outburst discussed yesterday represents an isolated and unfortunate climate scientist incident, this is not…

Wegman responds to USA Today

He certainly understands John Mashey. Here are some examples of the debunking for this whole affair:

Manic Flail: Epic Fail

NOTE: in conjunction with this essay, may I suggest that readers also visit Climate Audit and read Steve McIntyre’s careful evisceration of the “copygate issue”. – Anthony Guest post by…