A Real Scandal (or two, or three)

OK, now that Climategate 2.0 is being summarily and properly dismissed (see the media coverage  here and here), there is a story journalists might want to pursue. The real “climategate” scandal that Rep. Ed Markey is calling upon Congress  to investigate: Cyber-theft, intentionally spreading lies as the Durban talks approach, and the continued harassment of honest, reputable scientists.  Below is a good summary of some background about what we have been following the past few days, and where, in an ideal world, attention would now turn.

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Click here to read “The Real Climategate Scandals are Piling Up.”

(Re-posted yesterday (11/23/11) at ThinkProgress Green, it is a piece by Stephan Lewandowsky, Australian Professorial Fellow, Cognitive Science Laboratories at the University of Western Australia. This post was originally published at The Conversation)

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About Scott Brophy
Scott Brophy is a philosophy professor whose work is focused on the intersection of philosophy and public policy, especially on environmental issues, law, and education. He has also taught philosophy of science, logic, and the history of philosophy. He has served as a consultant for educational programs and schools throughout the U.S. and abroad, and as an adviser to several philanthropic foundations.

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