Are we having a Climategate yet?

“Hundreds of private e-mail messages and documents hacked from a computer server at a British university are causing a stir among global warming skeptics, who say they show that climate scientists conspired to overstate the case for a human influence on climate change.”

“In the 1999 e-mail, Jones wrote of using a trick to hide an apparent decline in recent global temperatures on a chart being prepared for use by a meteorological organization.”

Damn, this global warming debate really is a hot subject.

“The e-mail had been taken completely out of context.”

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  1. We have created and institutionalized incentives for fraud and penalties for honesty and candor. Not just for men of science; for virtually every trade and walk of life. For many men, the touchstone of ethical judgment is no longer “Is it right?” It’s “Can I get away with it?”We have destroyed the bedrock of freedom: our ability to trust.
    Damn the bastards who will never be held responsible for their wrongdoing.

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