Death threats debunked
May 3, 2012
Bishop Hill in Climate: other, FOI

There's a fascinating story in the Australian today apparently. It seems that claims that Australian climate scientists received death threats were largely fabricated. It seems that Australian chief scientist Ian Chubb's role is somewhat questionable too - he apparently moved scientists to more secure premises without actually having seen the emails in question.

The story is paywalled, but James Delingpole summarises the salient points.

Here's a question. Are chief scientific advisers a force for good in government?

Update on May 4, 2012 by Registered CommenterBishop Hill

Australian Climate Madness notes that the scientists involved were so unconcerned about these alleged threats that they didn't report them to the police.

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