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Monday, 23 November 2009

HACKERS BROKE INTO THE CLIMATE RESEARCH UNIT SERVER AND EXPOSED COMPROMISING MATERIAL ON THE INTERNET


Michael Crichton (Author of the State of Fear) must be applauding from his grave.

Hackers broke into the Climate Research Unit, UK and have exposed on the internet compromising internal correspondence and documents regarding the climate change issue. You can read some of this material here.

We will have to wait to see how the case of the hacked e-mails develops and how the AGW supporters will defend themselves, but we feel that it’s quite appalling to have to resort to hacking servers in order to expose possible manipulation of data and scientific facts on issues of such magnitude that affect the future of humanity.

The scientists apparently involved in manipulating scientific data to tell the story they want people to hear, probably believe that climate change is happening and largely caused by human activity. They may even be right about this. Nothing justifies manipulating the data beyond recognition, or spinning it to the point of deception, however. Issues of such magnitude need honest analysis. One can only imagine what hackers might discover if they break into tobacco control or obesity research databases, for instance...

Climate Emails Stoke Debate

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