Climate Change / Europe / Research

British panel exonerates climate scientists of manipulating research

‘A British panel issued a sweeping exoneration on Wednesday of scientists caught up in the controversy known as Climategate, saying it found no evidence that they had manipulated their research to support preconceived ideas about global warming. ‘The researcher at the center of the controversy, a leading climatologist named Phil Jones, was immediately reinstated to … Continue reading

Climate Change / Research

Facing the certainty of uncertainty as the heat goes out of climate change debate

In science as in politics, easily grasped arguments grab headlines. And those that polarize issues can have even greater force. The Climategate saga that hit the press just before the Copenhagen conference on climate change late last year managed both to make headlines and to further polarize stands on whether climate is or is not … Continue reading