Category Archives: Climategate

The Altruist

“Pure altruism consists of sacrificing something for someone other than the self (e.g. sacrificing time, energy or possessions) with no expectation of any compensation or benefits, either direct, or indirect (e.g., receiving recognition for the act of giving).” (Source Wikipedia) … Continue reading

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PC Plod

Bishop Hill has a link to the Climategate police investigation – the closure report.  h/t to Paul Matthews for drawing my attention to the following sentence. With regard to the publication of FOIA 2011 enquiries identified that of the four websites … Continue reading

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Finding FOIA

A few thoughts on the police action at Tallbloke’s house last night…

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Tinkered, Tailored, Soldout, Sly

The title* neatly sums up what the Climategate 2.0 emails reveal about the activities and opinions  of the ‘elite’ of climate science (*thanks to a comment by Anoneumouse of The Anglo Saxon Chronicle – an who has followed it up … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Datasets: Part 1

One of the Hadley leaked files (idl_cruts3_2005_vs_2008b.pdf) contains an intriguing array of temperature graphs – seasonal temperatures by world region or country – 154 sets. Each graph of the four per region has both raw and smoothed data from two … Continue reading

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Harry_Read_Me Update

There has been much speculation about the Harry_read_me file and a lot of sympathy for ‘Harry’ from Techies. The consensus (if I dare to use that word in relation to climate stuff) is that he was handed a mess to … Continue reading

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The HARRY_READ_ME File

For anyone stumbling on this new…the Harry_read_me text file is 300-odd pages of commentary from a programmer at the Hadley CRU at the center of the Climategate leaks. This is one of the documents to make sense of in understanding … Continue reading

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Tree-Con-Sequences

Climategate shows no sign of fading into insignificance and, as the blogosphere continues to spread ‘discoveries’ by those searching the ‘liberated’ files and emails, the mainstream media is actually reporting it, although some with their customary bias. While there have … Continue reading

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Fellowship of the Tree Rings: An Immoral Tale

The Climategate furore shows no sign of dying down and the big questions now are “Was it a whistleblower?, “Is there more to come?” and “What next?”.  While the skeptical blogs are thriving on discovery of long-suspected foul-play, the exchanges … Continue reading

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Fellowship of the Tree Rings

What a day! After the revelation of hacked files purporting to originate from the Hadley Climate Research Unit of the University of East Anglia, it was impossible not to be sucked into the frenzy of search, read and comment.  Now … Continue reading

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