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The latest story exciting the denialosphere is being put about by novelist James Delingpole and is based on an analysis (translated here) by a right-wing Russian think tank. Delingpole quotes from a news story: On Tuesday, the Moscow-based Institute of Economic Analysis (IEA) issued a report claiming that the Hadley Center for Climate Change based…

Steve McIntyre, down in the quote mine

The phrase “hide the decline” from the stolen CRU emails has been taken out of context and construed to refer to a decline in temperatures this century when in fact it was a reference to a decline in tree-ring density since 1961. Steve McIntyre knows this, but instead of a correction, he offers another misrepesentation…

Not content with publishing George Will’s fabrications about the stolen emails (for which, see Carl Zimmer), they now have a piece by climate expert Sarah Palin. The Washington Post simply does not care about the accuracy of the columns it publishes. Let’s look at just one paragraph: The e-mails reveal that leading climate “experts” deliberately…

More on the stolen emails

Josh Nelson has set up Swifthack.com as a clearing house to correct disinformation about those emails stolen from CRU. Peter Sinclair’s Climate Denial Crock of the Week is on the stolen emails. It certainly seems true that the quote miners almost always misrepresent what “hide the decline” refers to be explicitly or implicitly saying that…