Lord Monckton’s Summary of Climategate and Its Issues

From What’sUpWithThat

moncktonreportThe “Climategate” whistleblower at the University of East Anglia’s Climate Research Unit (CRU) now faces a police investigation at the instigation of the University authorities.  His crime?  He revealed what many had long suspected, says the former science advisor to Lady Margaret Thatcher, Lord Christopher Monckton.

A tiny clique of politicized scientists, paid by unscientific politicians with whom they were financially and politically linked, were responsible for gathering and reporting data on temperatures from the palaeoclimate to today’s climate.  The “Team,” as they called themselves, bent and distorted scientific data to fit a nakedly political story-line profitable to themselves and congenial to the governments that, these days, pay the bills for 99 percent of all scientific research, says Monckton.

What the hacked emails revealed:

  • The CRU at East Anglia had profited to the tune of at least $20 million in “research” grants from the Team’s activities.
  • The Team had tampered with the complex, bureaucratic processes of the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), so as to exclude inconvenient scientific results from its four Assessment Reports, and to influence the panel’s conclusions for political rather than scientific reasons.
  • The Team had conspired in an attempt to redefine what is and is not peer-reviewed science for the sake of excluding results that did not fit what they and the politicians with whom they were closely linked wanted the U.N. climate panel to report.
  • They had tampered with their own data so as to conceal inconsistencies and errors.


  • They had emailed one another about using a “trick” for the sake of concealing a “decline” in temperatures in the paleoclimate.
  • They had expressed dismay at the fact that, contrary to all of their predictions, global temperatures had not risen in any statistically-significant sense for 15 years, and had been falling for nine years.
  • They had mounted a venomous public campaign of disinformation and denigration of their scientific opponents via a website that they had expensively created.
  • Contrary to all the rules of open, verifiable science, the Team had committed the criminal offense of conspiracy to conceal and then to destroy computer codes and data that had been legitimately requested by an external researcher who had very good reason to doubt that their “research” was either honest or competent.

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20 Responses to Lord Monckton’s Summary of Climategate and Its Issues

  1. Mark Lamont Brown December 6, 2009 at 10:55 am #

    Oh my!
    And so it begins…

    • Torrie December 6, 2009 at 8:53 pm #

      My friend,it began a long,long time ago.We will unfortunately have a very bloody fight ahead of us.A lot of innocent people are going to lose their lives in the process.The new world order(not deserving of capitals)must be stopped at any and all costs.We need to get people off their asses,and into action.We need to get people to see how they have been”put to sleep”with all of the things the nwo has provided us.T.V.,movies,sports,and all of the daily things we do to keep our minds off of the issues that have been slowly diminishing our freedom.
      I call everyone out on this.Let’s win this war,and kick their asses.We need to organize for the events which I fear are very close at hand.My prayers are with all who are innocent.
      Gods speed my fellow Americans!

  2. MidwestGreen December 6, 2009 at 10:03 pm #

    Follow the money. Here is a New York Times article about the winners from new legislation. Al Gore is also and “advisor” to Google.

  3. Rose December 7, 2009 at 12:16 am #

    If the climate is cooling that would be ear pollution causing it. Radiation from Bombs can cause a nuclear winter. But that is just a fact. We must never lets facts interfear with their propaganda. Eliminate war you eliminate a whole lot of pollution and that was never ever put on the climate change agenda everything else was. http://wp.me/p4271-4J now that the climate warming hoax has been reveled and good bless the hackers maybe we can get down to the real problem.
    Eliminate war pollution you eliminate cancers and deformities.

    • Dan McGrath December 7, 2009 at 12:20 pm #

      ear pollution and war pollution? This is taking a turn to the surreal.

    • Neil F. AGWD/BSD December 7, 2009 at 7:58 pm #

      Whaaaat????????????? Please refrain from posting while tripping on acid. Thanks!

  4. paul wenum December 7, 2009 at 12:55 am #

    Torrie, Calm down. Think before you speak. It’s best you go to sleep.

  5. Freedom Party December 7, 2009 at 3:37 am #

    Who Else Was Tricked By Ice-Age Hysteria of 1970’s and Global Warming Madness Today?

    LOL did you see how the magazine
    Time, Like Newsweek, Predicted a coming Ice Age in the 1970’s?

  6. Rob N. Hood December 7, 2009 at 9:21 am #

    Another example of new technology .:

    Postdoctoral associate Thomas Adams and Paul I. Barton, the Lammot du Pont Professor of Chemical Engineering, propose a system that uses solid-oxide fuel cells, which produce power from fuel without burning it. The system would not require any new technology, but would rather combine existing components, or ones that are already well under development, in a novel configuration (for which they have applied for a patent). The system would also have the advantage of running on natural gas, a relatively plentiful fuel source — proven global reserves of natural gas are expected to last about 60 years at current consumption rates — that is considered more environmentally friendly than coal or oil. (Present natural-gas power plants produce an average of 1,135 pounds of carbon dioxide for every megawatt-hour of electricity produced — half to one-third the emissions from coal plants, depending on the type of coal.)

  7. Paul Wenum December 7, 2009 at 9:42 pm #

    New technology is fine and everyone is behind it. You just don’t go from a horse to a corvette overnight. Everyone I know with a brain is for new technology and innovation, in the meantime, don’t have people lying to us to make a profit purely for their benefit of changing society as “They see fit” as if we are minions to “Laird” Albert and George Soros and cohorts in crime!

  8. Rob N. Hood December 8, 2009 at 9:38 am #

    Calm down Paul- go to sleep (just kidding). We’ve been waiting a long time for something to start replacing the ICE. If you’re not part of the solution you could be part of the problem. Again, it appears you only want to allow conservatives/libertarians to make money. I DON’T SUPPORT CAP AND TRADE. But I’m also not paranoid about a Socialist/Liberal take-over of the world. I wish. It is the Corporate Libertarians who are taking over the world. And you are buying their propaganda- all this other crap is a diversion. Using Socialism/Liberals as scape-goats and a diversion. The oldest strategy in the book. The corporate structure cannot tolerate ANYTHING that might effect its bottom-line!! It is like an alien creature in our human midst, that doesn’t give a rat’s ass about humans, families, communities, quality of life, or justice. Only profit, and more profit, no matter what. That’s what globalization is all about. It is NOT about Socialism or Communism, unless you look at it from a “Corporate Welfare” point of view, then maybe I can see that, sort of. But Corporations are Authoritarian, and sometimes even Fascist, in case you haven’t noticed. You guys need to do more home-work to understand what is really going on. And global warming is real, and the Corporations do not like change, unless it is in their favor, and under their control. ThAT is what we are facing, and what we all should be fighting against.

  9. Rob N. Hood December 8, 2009 at 9:40 am #

    Sorry, ICE = (the Internal Combustion Engine). I realized it could be viewed differently given the topic of this site! melting ice…etc.

  10. Paul Wenum December 8, 2009 at 9:52 pm #

    Rob, By the way profits by a capitalist company pays your salary. You like to eat I assume? As to climate change, yes it changes daily. Always has, always will. Is the world cooling? In 1975 we were to freeze, In 2009 we will fry. Which is it?? Oh that’s right. Let’s go back and review the tainted computer “Models”. Models, not real world. Nothing changes with you does it. As stated in the past, If you were told the sun rises in the east, you would disagree!

  11. Rob N. Hood December 9, 2009 at 9:15 am #

    I don’t like to make deals with the devil, and I don’t like the devils behind big fancy corporate doors. Not everyone fortunately makes a living via those large mulit-national corporations. They in fact are the ones behind the “new world order” and all that. They don’t want any restrictions on how they do business- they don’t want nations, or even communities to fourish, they just want consumers and workers (slaves). And if there is no truth to global warming, then they are the ones behind the scam. However, my opinino is that it is real and “they” are using it to their advantage, just like any good capitlaist libertarian should. Time to wake up.

  12. Rob N. Hood December 9, 2009 at 9:16 am #

    flourish… typo

  13. paul wenum December 9, 2009 at 9:18 pm #

    Rob, Just where does George Soros and Al Gore enter into the picture? With Cap N Trade they will be, as Soros, Billionaires. You don’t want to deal with the Devil? You are! By the way, you have never ever mentioned that they are Capitalists or the “new world order,” have you. You must be paid well for you refuting everything stated. Alinsky lives on. Get real or at least show your real side. Finally you always use the word “they” Please let me know the names as well as factual examples, or can’t you do that, and if not why? Please let us all know the list so that we are educated as you.

  14. Rob N. Hood December 10, 2009 at 9:42 am #

    No, Paul, as I’ve said MANY times now: I am against CaT. And yes, they are part of the global elite, but only a tiny tip of the iceberg, pardon the pun. Happy now? I believe I have alluded to that statement many times (and Obama, like Bush, is part of it and/or their puppets). The global elite own and operate ALL of our politicians (excepting a small precious few, some of whom drop out of the sky in planes that somehow cease flying), AND our entire government, including of course the military industrial complex. The take-over has ALREADY HAPPENED. You’ve been too busy swallowing corporatist propaganda to notice. Please take your medication, and get some rest my good man.

  15. paul wenum December 10, 2009 at 11:13 pm #

    You are not addressing the question. Give me a factual answer.

  16. Rob N. Hood December 11, 2009 at 5:00 pm #

    Help me out- what am I not answering?

  17. paul wenum December 11, 2009 at 9:38 pm #

    Name the big corporations that you always elude to in your posted that are so toxic? Name them and your reasons please. We would all like to know.

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