Understanding Climate-Gate’s Hidden Decline December 22, 2009Posted by honestclimate in Discussions.
Tags: climate change, Climategate, global warming, Hide the Decline
Understanding Climate-Gate’s Hidden Decline
Written by Marc Sheppard
SPPI, December 21, 2009
Close followers of the Climategate controversy know that much of the mêlée surrounds an e-mail in which Climate Research Unit (CRU) chief Phil Jones wrote about using “Mike’s Nature Trick” (MNT) to “hide the decline.” And yet, seventeen days and thousands of almost exclusively on-line op-eds into this scandal, it still seems that very few understand exactly which “decline” was being hidden, what “trick” was used to do so, and why Jones’s words have become the slogan for the greatest scientific fraud in history
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