New Climate Central writer tries to connect climate and extreme weather with love of bigger destructive storms

From the weather is not climate unless we say it is department comes this disturbing admission. From Tom Nelson, an illustration of the sort of defective thinking we see in some people who think climate and weather have no distinction: Meteorologist Bernadette Woods, a Penn state grad, heads to Climate Central, who she says is…

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Mann -vs- NRO legal battle, heating up

Reposted from National Review Online Please support us in our fight against Professor Michael Mann. By Jack Fowler We’re being sued, and we need your help. Let me recap: A lawsuit has been formally filed by Professor Michael Mann against National Review and Mark Steyn. You know Mann: The Penn State academic and self-proclaimed (and bogus)…

Status Update on UVA/Mann FOIA legal fight

From ATI, Dr. David Schnare It appears UVA gave Michael Mann a copy of the documents we have sought and under law this means UVA waived its right to withhold the documents from us. UVA effectively admitted they gave the emails to Mann and in their most recent motion and legal memorandum  they argue we…

Resemblances: Climategate and Penn State

Jim Tynen writes is his column at The Daily Herald Consider the resemblences between the Climategate and  Penn State scandals. Climategate emails — leaked, not “stolen” — reveal the key players as egocentric, ruthless game players. As per this report. And this comment.

It's libel – except when Mike does it

This Mann-made global warming lawsuit could backfire on the Penn State alarmist Guest post by Paul Driessen Lewis Carroll died too soon. Just imagine the fun he’d have with the cliquish clan of climate catastrophe researchers who seek to control science, debate and public policy on global warming and energy – and then get outraged…

Out-Manned, but what happened to the science?

From the agenda of the 2011 Geological Society of America Annual Meeting in Minneapolis (9–12 October 2011) CLIMATE SCIENTISTS IN THE PUBLIC ARENA: WHO’S GOT OUR BACKS? MANN, Michael E., Dept. of Meteorology and Earth and Environ. Systems Institute, Penn State University, Walker Building, University Park, PA 16827 Climate scientists have an important role to…

Mann Fighting Release of UVA emails on Hockey stick

ATI Statement on Results from Today’s Hearing in Freedom of Information Act Case Against U. of Virginia FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 16, 2011 Contact: Paul Chesser, paul.chesser@atinstitute.org Today in Prince William County court Judge Gaylord Finch delayed arguments and the scheduled production of documents in American Tradition Institute’s Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the University…

Mann UVA emails released

Via email I’m getting reports that the American Tradition Institute has a CD ROM of the Mann University of Virginia emails in hand and are evaluating them. They are in a 4.3 Megabyte file consisting of 3,827 pages. Given the suspicious timing of the recent Mann “vindication” report (PDF) from an investigation by the National…