Michael Mann gets SLAPPed

UPDATE: It is revealed that Mann gets $10,000 speakers fees, but he’s worried about some calendars I made.  See below. From the “we are still laughing at him” department, comes this news via LeClair Ryan who writes: ============================================================= As I predicted last month, Michael Mann’s suit against the National Review, Competitive Enterprise Institute and two…

Mannhandled: from data to demonization

Over on Climate Audit, there’s an interesting thread going on about Lonnie Thompson and his wife Ellen, who Steve McIntyre describes as “serial non-archivers” due to their overt refusal to put their ice-core data online is spite of grant rules that require them to do so. Steve begins with: Recently, Geoffrey Boulton’s report and Nature…

Mann’s secret hot sauce

Steve McIntyre finds yet another instance where Mann applies his special “secret hot sauce” to data, selling the sizzle, rather than the steak. It is another familiar tale of data holdback, gatekeeping, obfuscation, and cherry picking by The Team. One wonders just how long the rest of science will stand idly by. From Climate Audit:…