11/23/09

Climate nerds scrambling to defend

No matter which side of the fence you sit on when it comes to the idea of man-made climate change the contents of the emails should be disturbing. But what perhaps is more disturbing is the defense put up in response to the leaked emails, because as spin goes it completely fails.

The general line, repeated across the mainstream media (often without challenge) and by those involved is that “the e-mails have been taken out of context and merely reflect an honest exchange of ideas” or as Michael Mann claims, skeptics are “taking these words totally out of context to make something trivial appear nefarious.”

Read more on how Climategate Defense Spin Fails here.