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Brits Turns Skeptical on Global Warming

Only 26% believe in man-made climate change

(Newser) - Britain is suddenly a nation of climate skeptics. In a February poll, just 26% agreed that “climate change is happening now and is now established as largely manmade,” down from 41% as recently as November 2009, the New York Times reports. The sudden plunge is probably due in... More »

Climate Change: The Time Is Now

It's as politically inconvenient as ever, but Senate must pass true cap

(Newser) - Wouldn't it be great if you woke up this morning, opened the newspaper, and read all about how climate-change deniers were right all along? Al Gore thinks so, but instead, you'll find his op-ed piece in the Times, warning that while climate deniers might've gotten a chuckle over leaked emails,... More »

'Climategate' Scientist Faces New Fraud Claims

Data behind some work of Jones work can't be verified

(Newser) - The British scientist accused of ignoring data in order to make climate change look more dire—and whose leaked emails ignited the so-called “Climategate” scandal—faces new fraud claims tonight after a newspaper’s investigation found that some data was seriously flawed, and that documents backing up the research... More »

Al Gore: Climategate Changes Nothing

Uproar over 10-year-old emails just 'sound and fury'

(Newser) - Al Gore thinks the so-called climategate emails are nothing but “sound and fury,” dredged up by the "noise machine built by the climate deniers," and “do not in any way cause any question about the scientific consensus.” In an interview with Slate , Gore notes... More »

Post, Palin Skewered for Climate Op-Ed

'Climategate' piece slammed for dismissing science

(Newser) - The Washington Post's decision to run an op-ed piece by Sarah Palin on the "Climategate" emails is attracting almost as much derision as Palin's call for President Obama to boycott the Copenhagen conference, the Huffington Post notes. Here's an attitude roundup:
  • Palin was "looking for a way to
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Climate of Skepticism Swells in Copenhagen

Leaders all but abandon hopes for binding treaty this year

(Newser) - Global warming talks kick off today in Copenhagen, but leaders have already largely given up hope of a binding international treaty amid a climate of swirling skepticism toward the issue. The “climategate” emails do little to debunk two decades of climate science, scientists and policymakers tell the New York ... More »

UN Panel to Investigate Climate Emails

IPCC switches its stance, calls the allegations serious

(Newser) - The UN’s climate change panel says it will investigate the recently leaked e-mails from British climate scientists that have caused a conservative uproar. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change initially dismissed the "Climategate" emails, in which scientists from the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit discuss... More »

Conservatives Want Al Gore's Oscar Back

Two academy members say Climategate undermines his movie

(Newser) - “Hollywood conservative” might sound like an oxymoron, but there are some, and they’re calling on the Academy to take back Al Gore’s Oscar for An Inconvenient Truth in light of the “Climategate” e-mails. Roger Simon and Lionel Chetwynd, both Academy members and unabashed right-wingers, say the... More »

Scientist Steps Down Over Climate Emails

He will remain on leave until review is carried out

(Newser) - The leader of the global warming research organization that had its confidential emails posted online will step down while a review into the hacked emails is conducted. Professor Phil Jones insists that the emails reveal no grand conspiracy to suppress evidence against the climate-change consensus, but said he would relinquish... More »

Climate Emails Don't Prove Warming Is a Fraud

But they do damage credibility of scientists

(Newser) - The leaked climate change emails are “damning” and dangerous to the deadly serious inquiry into the state of our planet, Eugene Robinson writes. It’s not that the science is bad—“If I'm wrong, somebody ought to tell the polar ice caps that they're free to stop melting”... More »

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