- n. A scandal involving the theft of computer records in November, 2009 which contained information about climate change research conducted at the University of East Anglia (UEA) in Norwich, England.
- From climate and Watergate (Wiktionary)
“IMHO, at the heart of Climategate is the horrible specter of what Richard Feynman called, in his famous CalTech 1974 graduation address, “cargo cult science”.”
“Climategate is to global warming as Scott Brown is to socialized medicine.”
“A high-level committee of British MPs found the University of East Anglia needed to be more transparent but it did not behave dishonestly over what became known as the Climategate affair.”
“Glaringly obvious, unless you are a climate skeptic who denies the facts in favor of touting manufactured scandals like "Climategate" -- a mythical tale ginned up by the climate denial machine to further confuse the public about the real dangers of climate change.”
“As Nikki Gloudeman wrote, just a few weeks ago Issa vowed to make investigating "Climategate" -- the climate pseudo-scandal that's already died 1,000 deaths -- a top oversight priority should he win the committee.”
“As Nikki Gloudeman wrote, just a few weeks ago Issa vowed to make investigating "Climategate"--the climate pseudo-scandal that's already died 1,000 deaths--a top oversight priority should he win the committee.”
“There has been a lot of fuss in the press about 'Climategate' - the leaking of a large number of emails from the University of East Anglia.”
“It follows, of course, on what was called "Climategate" - which was precipitated by hackers who broke into the personal email account of a scientist at the University of East Anglia's Climate Research Unit in November 2009 and revealed attempts to play down evidence that did not, on its surface, support global warming.”
“Why Climate Change Is Worth Tackling: A Reply to Jim Manzi, Our In-House Critic more "Climategate" - related investigations trickled out, and-no surprise-both of them knocked down (yet again) the long-running charge that climate scientists are engaged in some sort of massive fraud.”
“The media failed to report the real story of "Climategate" - that a crime was committed by thieves who stole from a prestigious university in order to further an agenda of harassment against climate scientists.”
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Scandals ending in "-gate" (probably the most productive nonsense suffix of all times) since the Watergate affair.
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