Surf’s Up: The Web’s Best Reading of Heartland Scandal
Reactions are still coming in to the latest twists in the scandal involving leaked documents detailing the activities and funding of the Heartland Institute, a free-market think tank that has worked to spread doubt about the existence and severity of manmade climate change. The confession by climate researcher Peter Gleick that he obtained and leaked the documents has prompted much soul-searching throughout the climate science and policy communities.
For those of you who haven’t had the time to surf through it all, here are the reactions and commentaries that popped up on our radar, building off of our summary yesterday:
Storm In A TeacupGate 3.0, now with added finger-pointing (The Telegraph).
Scientist Peter Gleick admits he lied to get climate documents (Los Angeles Times).
Gleick hurt by ethics lapse over climate papers (San Francisco Chronicle).
Confessions of a climate gate-opener (BBC.com).
Climategate Sequel? Scientist lies to get Heartland Institute documents (Christian Science Monitor).
Opinion: The purloined climate papers (Wall Street Journal).
Breaking: Gleick Confesses (Wattsupwiththat.com).
More on Gleick and the Heartland Files (New York Times DotEarth blog).
Why Peter Gleick’s sting of the Heartland Institute hurts the climate change cause (washingtonpost.com).
Why the Heartland scandal doesn’t matter (ABC.com).
A social engineering story (Computerworld).