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Explore the debate and science of Climategate.

May 24, 2014

EPA-Gate?

December 19, 2011

Science Self-Corrects Even When Scientists Don't

Kerry Emanuel

Kerry Emanuel responds to a recent commentary on "Climategate 2" and contends that attempts to discredit climate scientists are ideologically driven and constitute a war on science.

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December 14, 2011

What’s Going on Behind the Curtain? Climategate 2.0 and Scientific Integrity

H. Sterling Burnett

New leaked emails by climate researchers don't disprove anthropogenic global warming - but they do seem to call into question these scientists' reliability.

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August 5, 2011

Climate Thuggery

Peter Wood

NAS president Peter Wood ponders the difficulties of discussing climate change calmly and rationally.

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May 2, 2011

What Happened? Biased Course Rejection, Mann Investigation, La Raza Studies

Ashley Thorne

We revisited some of our articles to find out what happened after we wrote them. Here's what we learned.

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March 22, 2011

Video: Berkeley Physics Professor Lectures on Climategate...No Comment

Ashley Thorne

Richard Muller: "You're not allowed to do this in science. This is not up to our standards."

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December 9, 2010

WikiLeaks Cables Bolster Views of Climate Skeptics

Candace de Russy

Domestic political considerations far surpassed concerns about scientific grounding in negotiations at the Copenhagen climate conference. Charlie Martin describes how the leaks "confirm the dark suspicions of climate skeptics."

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September 7, 2010

The IPCC, Brought Low

Candace de Russy

The distinguished InterAcademy Council, an independent society of  top scientists, recently conducted an extensive review of the practices of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, which the former found egregiously f...

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July 19, 2010

"Climategate": A Different Perspective

Kerry Emanuel

An MIT professor of meteorology urges "Climategate" commentators to make a distinction between climate science and politicization.

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June 3, 2010

Science, Academic Freedom and Public Funding

Glenn Ricketts

Several weeks ago, NAS President Peter Wood took note here of the inquiries by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, who had announced his intention look into the use of reasearch funds granted by the Commonwealth to controversial Penn State cl...

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