DeSmogBlog have published a cache of abusive and threatening emails made against climate scientist Phil Jones received in the wake of the manufactured climate gate “scandal”. These emails were released in response to a FOI request (DeSmogBlog story provides details). Reading them is not merely disturbing, but distressing. Here is a small sample (full document here):
The sad thing is that this is par for the course for a movement that seeks to intimidate scientists:
Just as a reminder, a recent headline from The Australian:
Yes a climate blogger looked and 11 emails and decided there wasn’t a problem – which in the eyes of Murdoch’s lap dog Chris Mitchell – err, sorry I mean editor of The Australain – claimed scientists needed to “toughen up”.
In addition to misleading the public on climate science, the likes of Mitchell lack a basic humanity.