THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Head of ‘Climategate’ research unit admits sending ‘pretty awful emails’ to hide data

The Climategate row, which was first revealed by the Daily Mail in November, was triggered when a hacker stole hundreds of emails sent from East Anglia’s Climatic Research Unit.

They revealed scientists plotting how to avoid responding to Freedom of Information requests from climate change sceptics.

Some even appeared to show the researchers discussing how to manipulate raw data from tree rings about historical temperatures.

In one, Professor Jones talks about using a ‘trick’ to massage figures and ‘hide the decline’

Read more: Daily Mail

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March 1, 2010 - Posted by | 398 | , ,

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