Climategate: Another Anniversary (never forget ….)

[Editor Note: It was during the Thanksgiving weekend 11 years ago that the Climategate’s unsettling oeuvre was first being disseminated and analyzed. This post summarizes some remembrances from that period.]

The Great #Coronavirus Lockdown Hockey Stick Twitter Brawl

[Note: This post is full of inside baseball (jokes) for OLD time readers. However there is tons of content for anyone wishing to explore any of the branches of this…

Climate science has died. The effects will be big.

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus blog By Larry Kummer, Editor / 17 November 2019 Summary:  Let’s hit “pause” in the climate wars and see how we got here, where we…

It’s Officially the Tenth Anniversary of Climategate – and they’ve learned nothing

By Charles Rotter and Anthony Watts From Charles: It was ten years ago today that I personally first viewed the instructions to download the Climategate files from the anonymous Russian…

Climategate: Nearly ten years later

Climate alarmists are still promoting junk science, fossil fuel bans and wealth redistribution Dr. Kelvin Kemm This 17th of this month marks the tenth anniversary of “Climategate” – the release…

Are the Russians in the Room Right Now?

The conspiracy theory that keeps on giving. There’s a new piece of rubbish article on Medium making the rounds, with a “new” analysis of Climategate pointing to those wascally Wussians,…

Climate scientists’ motivated reasoning

Reposted from Dr. Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on June 19, 2019 by curryja by Judith Curry Insights into the motivated reasoning of climate scientists, including my own efforts to sort…

ClimateGate continues – the Mann Hockeystick University of Arizona emails are now public

After years of trying to suppress their release, and finally being ordered to be released by a judge, they are now public, and we have them here. This will remain…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #277

The Week That Was: 2017-07-15 (July 15, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President Models v. Atmospheric Temperatures: Roy…

Prominent NZ scientist Chris de Freitas dies

Dr. de Freitas was prominent in some of the early conflicts in the Climate Wars Here are a couple relevant WUWT posts . The tribalistic corruption of peer review –…

The 'planetary tidal influence on climate' fiasco: strong armed science tactics are overkill, due process would work better

UPDATE: 1/19/14 2;30 PM PST There is an update to this post here: The Copernicus-PRP fiasco: predictable and preventable Comments on this thread are now closed, continue there. – Anthony…

Climategate 3.0 has occurred – the password has been released

This post will be a top “sticky” post for some time, new essays will appear below this one. UPDATES as emails are noted, will appear below.  – Anthony UPDATE8 3/19/13:…

Gavin's explanation of Climategate's early hours – then and now

According to The Mosher Timeline  we have this email from NASA’s Dr. Gavin Schmidt to Lucia Liljegren at 3:48PM eastern standard time: Date: Thu, 19 Nov 2009 15:48:21 -0500 From:…

First look: 'Hit on the head with a hockey stick' – some selected emails from the recent NOAA FOIA release 2 years later

Readers may recall this yesterday: NOAA releases tranche of FOIA documents – 2 years later. I have a few to share from CEI now. Here’s one email, right after Climategate1,…

Quote of the week – Myles Allen's "failure to communicate"

Steve McIntyre writes at Climate Audit: Bishop Hill links to a presentation by Myles Allen to a 2011 conference on Climategate, which like every other such handwringing introspection by climate…

The sum of Yamal is greater than its parts

This post will be a sticky top post for a day or two, new stories will appear below this one. Climategate Continues By Andrew Montford & Harold Ambler May 24,…

Update on Fakegate – what we know so far

Background on Fakegate from The Heartland Institute 1. What is Fakegate? On February 14, 2012, an environmental activist named Peter Gleick sent to liberal activists and sympathetic journalists several documents…

No lessons learned from Climategate ? Fred Pearce and the New Scientist attack anti-nuclear book

Guest post by Martin Cohen When philosopher and long-standing climate sceptic Martin Cohen, and distinguished energy economist Andrew McKillop published a book on nuclear economics [2], they expected it to arouse…

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…

The Wonderful World of Wikipedia

UPDATE: The error has now been completely eliminated from the article. Details below. Guest post by James Padgett As many readers are aware, the culture surrounding the climate change topic…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup

Quote of the Week: We’ll fund additional research in cutting-edge methods of producing ethanol, not just from corn but from wood chips and stalks or switch grass. Our goal is…

Hits and Misses for the week of November 20-26

I’m trying out a new feature, “Hits and Misses” which will highlight some of the on-target and brightest things in science and climate juxtaposed with some of the off-target and…

The TV show where my character gets punched out by a climate scientist

UPDATE: The connection in Crownies to me is unmistakeable now, see update below. Stranger than fiction shades of Ben Santer: “Next time I see Pat Michaels at a scientific meeting,…

Phil Jones does an about face on "statistically significant" warming

From the “make up your mind” department: Climate warming since 1995 is now statistically significant, according to Phil Jones, the UK scientist targeted in the “ClimateGate” affair. Last year, he…