By Barry Napier
The problem with official investigations into alleged corruption and fraud is the time it takes to set up the investigation… giving those involved a long period in which to invent explanations and stories. Will this happen with Climategate? Prof Jones of the CRU (Climate Research Unit, East Anglia University) has already tried to milk sympathy for himself and his appalling behaviour.
The Hearing has begun at the UK’s House of Commons. Why does this make me uneasy? Could it be the block-buster 2009 revelations about MPs (Members of Parliament) defrauding the expenses system? Or, could it be that the British government is intent on spreading CO2 and similar deceptions and following the EU program to tax member states to ‘stop’ non-existent global warming? Or, that some of the Committee are ardent pro-warmists?
It will be interesting to see how things develop, as the UK is on the verge of a General Election. (more…)