We have posted at length previously about the slipshod manner in which evidence is handled in the mainstream arts and sciences. See also Man’s History is a question of EVIDENCE: Where was Troy? Where did Paris take Helen of Troy? Greece & the Origins of Writing in Western Civilization
We now have a scandal in climate research.
“[S]cientists appear to urge each other to present a “unified” view on the theory of man-made climate change while discussing the importance of the “common cause”; to advise each other on how to smooth over data so as not to compromise the favored hypothesis; to discuss ways to keep opposing views out of leading journals; and to give tips on how to “hide the decline” of temperature in certain inconvenient data….
[W]e do now have hundreds of emails that give every appearance of testifying to concerted and coordinated efforts by leading climatologists to fit the data to their conclusions while attempting to silence and discredit their critics. In the department of inconvenient truths, this one surely deserves a closer look by the media, the U.S. Congress and other investigative bodies.“
Read the rest here.