Given Mr. Jones’ frequent reference to destroying e-mails and the ensuing criticism from officials at his university for his destruction of them, the full extent of the global-warming deception is unlikely to ever be known. But revelations to date are con
Anglia, wrote in an e-mail: “I can’t see either of these papers being in the next IPCC report. Kevin [Trenberth] and I will keep them out somehow — even if we have to redefine what the peer-review literature is!” Mr. Jones and Mr. Trenberth, head of the Climate Analysis Section at the U.S. National Center for Atmospheric Research, were contributing that no such thing occurred.” Mr. Trenberth, however, would not answer several questions about why Mr. Jones would make the claim he did to other academics. Mr. Trenberth also declined to answer any questions about whether he had ever talked to Mr. Jones about these topics.
Professor Michael E. Mann, director of the Earth System Science Center at