From Dr. Sonja Boehmer-Christensen
- The Science and Technology Committee of the UK Parliament recently held a hearing on the reliability of climatological data and results in the aftermath of Climategate. Here is an informed commentary on that hearing.
I carefully listened to the above last night and did some thinking. As both the editor of several critical papers related to the Climate Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and a former science-policy researcher into the IPCC and climate scepticism, I thought that you and your committee , and perhaps Sir Muir Russell, might be interested in my reactions. I have recently co-edited a book (with A. Kellow, Hobart University) on the international politics of ‘Kyoto’. The book will be published by Elgar later this year. (more…)