Ten reasons why we cant trust the committees on climategate
Posted by Jeff Id on July 13, 2010
10 – No effort was made to examine the true issues and avoid the non-issues.
9 – Committee members were often insiders with direct benefit from AGW global warming policy.
8 – Government had too much to lose by a truthful finding.
7 – No comprehensive effort was made to put ‘hide the decline’ or other emails in context.
6 – Openness and transparency of the review process was blocked.
5 – Efforts to question scientists were minimal at best and completely undocumented in most cases.
4 – The accused UEA was allowed behind the scenes to establish which papers and issues were in question.
3 – None of the critics who understood the problem were questioned.
2 – No forensic efforts were made to determine whether emails were in fact deleted.
1 – They got the wrong answer.