Sunday, July 18, 2010

US taxpayer funds have gone to ClimateGate figures for decades

7/18/10, "US Halts funds for climate unit," Sunday Times UK, Jonathan Leake
  • "The American government has suspended its funding of the University of East Anglia’s climate research unit (CRU), citing the scientific doubts raised by last November’s leak of hundreds of stolen emails.

The US Department of Energy (DoE) was one of the unit’s main sources of funding for its work assembling a database of global temperatures.

The DoE peer review panel will now sift through the report and decide

A spokesman for the university said:

  • has been successful and would not comment or speculate in the meantime.”" via Climate Depot
7/12/10, "The ClimateGate whitewash continues, Don't believe the 'independent' reviews" Wall St. Journal, Patrick Michaels
  • UPDATE: 7/14-7/19: ClimateGate central figure Phil Jones was allowed to approve the 11 main documents the Oxburgh Commission "reviewed." from Bishop Hill blog via Tom Nelson. As a commenter noted elsewhere, the "whitewash" review process itself qualifies for a criminal investigation.

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