Not by Fire but by Ice


Discover What Killed the Dinosaurs . . . and Why it Could Soon Kill Us


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Email from reader Dan Hammer
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22 Nov 09

Hi Bob,

What I find interesting about the hacked emails is the number of ‘no comments’ being given out. If their work was legit they shouldn't be embarrassed by the messages being released. And to me the one that screams out the loudest is...

       "I'm not going to comment on the content of illegally obtained emails. However, I will say this: both their theft and, I believe, any reproduction of the emails that were obtained on public websites, etc, constitutes serious criminal activity. I'm hoping the perpetrators and their facilitators will be tracked down and prosecuted to the fullest extent the law allows."

A comment like that looks like what you'd expect from a politician that just got caught in a scandal.  They attempt to shoot the messenger instead of dealing with the message.  If their work was legit and everything was above board they would just say the material speaks for itself and move on. They however are acting as if they just got caught.

I think people like you and I knew this all along. Now we have proof.


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          I find it really heartening that the Climate Research Unit has been
          "outed." But I'm still concerned that the mainstream media will try
           to ignore or whitewash it.

          With the Copenhagen climate conference coming up it should be
          front-page news. But is it? No. The
Seattle Times posted the story
          this morning - on page 9 - under the ho-hum headline "Computer
          hackers leak e-mails, stoke global-warming debate."









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