Saturday, February 13, 2010

Scientist at Center of Climategate Fesses Up to Fraud

So climate "skeptics" are "deniers" who are no different than Holocaust deniers? This global warming hoax should not only be remembered for one of the most colossal and widespread frauds in world history, but as a TEXTBOOK CASE of leftist "big lies." The modus operandi appears to be trading our money for their power, thereby buying businesses and universities the ropes to hang themselves. From Newsbusters:

ClimateGate's Phil 'Hide the Decline' Jones Admits Manipulating Data

The British scientist in the middle of November's ClimateGate scandal says that contrary to what Al Gore and many in the media claim, the debate concerning manmade global warming is not over.

"There is still much that needs to be undertaken to reduce uncertainties, not just for the future, but for the instrumental (and especially the palaeoclimatic) past as well," Phil Jones, the former head of Britain's Climatic Research Unit told the BBC.

In a lengthy Q&A published at Saturday, Jones also said: the recent warming trend that began in 1975 is not at all different than two other planetary warming phases since 1850; there has been no statistically significant warming since 1995, and; it is possible the Medieval Warm Period was indeed a global phenomenon thereby making the temperatures seen in the latter part of the 20th century by no means unprecedented.

Maybe most important, Jones explained what "hide the decline" in ClimateGate e-mail messages meant confirming they manipulated data (questions in bold, h/t Sonic Frog via Glenn Reynolds): [More]

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