The Comment That Killed Global Warming (Not)
As the phony scandal dubbed (with mind-numbing banality) “Climategate” continues to descend into a black hole of ever-widening stupidity, one of the claims currently making the hot rounds of the right wing blogs is that one tiny bit of source code from the stolen CRU files contains one comment that proves the evil scientists made it all up!
Tim Lambert absolutely destroys this idiotic claim here, in a post aptly titled: Quote mining code.
Bottom line: The code in question was neither false nor deceptive … and it was not even used in the final resulting graph.
Read Tim’s post for the pathetic details. But one prediction is easy to make — his debunking will be ignored by the deniers, and “The Comment That Killed Global Warming” will enter the lexicon of anti-science, to be recycled over and over and over and …