Scientists Behaving Badly

A huge scandal has erupted in the global warming community, as a scientist who was fancied an expert on ethical behavior has confessed to identity fraud aimed at illegally obtaining documents to discredit a leading organization questioning the warmist gospel.  It is a hoax that may well be a crime. Thirty-five years ago, I first cut my editorial teeth at the University Press of Colorado (then known as the clunky-sounding Colorado Associated University Press).  Unlike most university presses, we seldom published much in the humanities and instead focused on the Boulder academic community's strengths: physical and natural sciences.  Our director was quick to form both a personal and professional bond with some of the leading scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), so that over the late 1970s and 1980s we were able to publish seminal works on everything from hailstorms to the physical output of the sun. If there is ever a Mt. Rushmore for...(Read Full Article)