[ExI] climategate again

John Clark jonkc at bellsouth.net
Mon Nov 30 20:32:21 UTC 2009

On Nov 30, 2009, at 12:02 PM, spike wrote:

> I am not a climate change skeptic, but I can see this episode sets
> everything back to square 1.  Surely CRU will no longer be considered the
> premier research center for climate change.  I don't know what will take its
> place.
> http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/environment/article6936328.ece
> This is the comment that blew my mind:
> ...In a statement on its website, the CRU said: "We do not hold the original
> raw data but only the value-added (quality controlled and homogenised)
> data." ...

Incredible, a century's worth of raw climate data destroyed! I think this ranks with Piltdown man,   Hwang Woo-suk's stem cell hoax and the cold fusion fiasco as among the greatest scientific scandals of the last century. 

 John K Clark 

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