Tuesday, December 1, 2009


Climategate Repercussions: Head of CRU, Phil Jones, Steps Down Pending Investigation

Story here. (HT2 WUWT)
LONDON — Britain's University of East Anglia says the director of its prestigious Climatic Research Unit is stepping down pending an investigation into allegations that he overstated the case for man-made climate change.

The university says Phil Jones will relinquish his position until the completion of an independent review into allegations that he worked to alter the way in which global temperature data was presented.

The allegations were made after more than a decade of correspondence between leading British and U.S. scientists were posted to the Web following the security breach last month.

The e-mails were seized upon by some skeptics of man-made climate change as proof that scientists are manipulating the data about its extent.

'Twill be truly ironic if climate alarmists and not climate deniers become the first people punished for ClimateCrime!

"For gross crimes against the factual state of the Ozone Layer, we hereby sentence you to 20 years hard labor in the Arizona desert sun, with no sunblock."
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