Monday, November 30, 2009

Climate-gate: Standing on the Shoulders of "The Dog Ate My Homework"

East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit threw out their raw data.

Gee, that kinda makes it hard to follow the scientific method and peer review their results, don't it?

This makes the Left's dogmatic objections to "deniers" all the more puzzling.

This video may clarify things.

Die, Cap-n-tax, die!

"Internationally, world leaders finally acknowledged that the recession has sapped them of their political power to impose devastating new carbon-restrictions. China and India are clear they won't join the West in an economic suicide pact. Next month's summit in Copenhagen is a bust. Instead of producing legally binding agreements, it will be dogged by queries about the legitimacy of the scientists who wrote the reports that form its basis.

The next opportunity to get international agreement is in Mexico City, 2010—a U.S. election year. Democrats were already publicly acknowledging there will be no domestic climate legislation in 2009 and privately acknowledging their great unease at passing a huge energy tax on Americans headed for a midterm vote.

Add to that the CRU scandal, which pivots the focus to potential fraud. Republicans are launching investigations, and the pressure is building on Democrats to hold hearings, since climate scientists were funded with U.S. taxpayer dollars. Mr. Inhofe's office this week sent letters to federal agencies and outside scientists warning them not to delete their own CRU-related emails and documents, which may also be subject to Freedom of Information requests."

What a wicked web we do weave, when first we practice to deceive.

Hmm. Liberalism defined.

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