Skip to comments.Climate scientists not cowed by relentless climate change deniers
Posted on 02/19/2012 8:59:22 AM PST by reaganaut1
Receiving an email with a statement like You should resign, and if you dont, Ill work to see that you are fired or I know where your kids go to school would be unsettling enough. But they pale compared to what other climate scientists are getting, says Raymond Orbach, director of the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, at whom the first threat above was aimed.
Now climate scientistsin atmospheric physics and chemistry, geophysics, meteorology, hydrology, and oceanography, among other disciplineshave begun to fight back. I think the community is finding a voice, says Ben Santer of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, whose work has largely focused on identifying the human influence on global climate, and who once answered a late-night knock to find a dead rat on his doorstep.
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global warming ping
Skepticism is the heart of science, remove it and you have faith.
The feeling is mutual.
- Part of an email from an AGW droid that was released in Climategate.
My sense is that this is part of a planned PR campaign. This is the primary theme in Mann’s new book. Judging from the comments on various environmental blogs such as Revkin’s or the Amazon reviews for Mann’s book there is no real differnece in the level of nastiness from either side of this debate.
hahahaha, it's a quote from the would be pugilist:
"Ben "I am going to punch Pat Michaels" Santer"
That was sarcasm. I do not buy into the Global Warming BS.
LOL, the chief perpetrators of intimidation are supposed to be the victims of it.
Now climate scientistsin atmospheric physics and chemistry, geophysics, meteorology, hydrology, and oceanography, among other disciplineshave begun to fight back.Poor babies. Where is my tiny violin?
As of December, it had raised more than $20 000 for Mann, who is fighting Freedom of Information Act demands by the American Tradition Institute think tank for 5000 pages of his email correspondence. The fund also offers informal counseling to harassed climate scientists and plans to hire a staff attorney to offer quick and experienced help.
Many scientists think they can win by blocking punches. You have to throw them, says Mandia, who teaches physical sciences at New Yorks Suffolk County Community College. The main thing is that the world understands there is a group that will defend climate scientists who are being harassed."
Don't drill and force the "green" plans down our throat. The first mistake was the damn ethanol fiasco. I know farmers who have totally abandoned other crops for corn for "ethanol" only. Changed the entire price structure of the food market and it sure wasn't good news for the consumer.
The green cause IS A MESS!!
Why should they as long as socialists are willing to pay them megabucks to lie?
“Now climate scientists...’
These aren’t scientists. They’re political hacks and thieves trying to shove fascism down our throats. As for the threats, that’s about the only thing leftists understand.
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