Climategate is the BBC’s smoking gun; a virtual news blackout except to report a hacking crime while completely ignoring the content of the leaked emails and data. The left wing eco-mentalists are piling on the pressure with the BBC’s web site pouring more AGW propaganda and fear, fawning over Michael Mann, when the incompetent climate scientist’s own colleagues say Mann has no credibility.
The mobilisation of Labour Luvvies is complete when deeply unfunny comedian Marcus Prickstock pontificates on Question Time about the impending heating up of the world and obediently spouts the correct “Climate Rationalist” line like a good little left of centre poodle.
Richard Black is a BBC environment correspondent and is mentioned in one of Michael Mann’s Climategate emails: Read the rest of this entry
The Climategate story is like a snowball rolling down a hill, getting bigger every hour and along the way the snowball keeps picking up more and more casualties; the latest being Michael Mann purveyor of the now discredited “hockey stick” graph on global warming.
A prime piece of evidence linking human activity to climate change turns out to be an artifact of poor mathematics.
According to Masachusettes Institute of Technology
The video clip while pretty funny does largely describe the machinations of Mann and his “adjustment” of the data to suit his own point of view. The problem for Mann is that more and more of his data and methods are being questioned, not only by hugely respected university’s like MIT, but also other scientists. On more than one occasion Mann has got his data inverted and has now rediscovered the Medieval Warming Period.
Meanwhile back at the IPCC one of Mann’s fellow climatologists Eduardo Zonita has demanded that Mann should not contribute to future reports as Mann is “not credible any more.” Zonita also wants UEA CRU’s director Phil Jones and another IPCC lead author, Stefan Rahmstorf also banned from further contributions.
Zonita has the following statement on his website:
“These words do not mean that I think anthropogenic climate change is a hoax. On the contrary, it is a question which we have to be very well aware of. But I am also aware that in this thick atmosphere -and I am not speaking of greenhouse gases now- editors, reviewers and authors of alternative studies, analysis, interpretations,even based on the same data we have at our disposal, have been bullied and subtly blackmailed. In this atmosphere, Ph D students are often tempted to tweak their data so as to fit the ‘politically correct picture’. Some, or many issues, about climate change are still not well known. Policy makers should be aware of the attempts to hide these uncertainties under a unified picture. I had the ‘pleasure’ to experience all this in my area of research.”
Zonita realises the consequences of the words with a further statement:
By writing these lines I will just probably achieve that a few of my future studies will, again, not see the light of publication.
Wont be long before the Climate Inquisition takes Zonita away in the dead of night so he can be tortured and confess his heresy.
As their argument melts away we can expect more attempts at suppression of free speech on the AGW lie, some like this little gem posted in response to David Cameron’s statement on Climate Change from a Ross J Warren:
Perhaps we might consider making climate change denial a criminal matter
Anyone found guilty will be burned at the stake, the ducking stool will make a return and the heads of the traitors will be stuck on poles outside the University of East Anglia
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