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    A federal appeals court ruled yesterday that Michael Mann can proceed with a defamation suit against writers who made false allegations about his scientific work.
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    Good. Took them long enough to get around to doing the proper thing.

    Of course, Steyn and Simberg did not make false allegations about Mann's work, which will now be made clear in the process of the court case.
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    The Mann suit was a "SLAP" suit, anyway - and was interfering with the other ongoing litigation from Mark Steyn.

    Mann has been pulling out all the stops to prevent the primary lawsuit from going forward, and this ruling is actually a LOSS for Mann, as now he'll have to get off the pot.

    Mann is a complete fraud.


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    In the age of Trump, a climate change libel suit heads to trial


    The case is being brought by Michael Mann
    of Pennsylvania State University, who is perhaps best known for helping
    develop the famous “hockey stick” graph used to illustrate global
    warming. Mann is suing two bloggers who accused him of scientific and
    academic misconduct in 2012. On Thursday, the D.C. Court of Appeals
    unanimously ruled that Mann has the right to proceed with the lawsuit.

    “Dr. Mann has supplied sufficient evidence for a reasonable jury to find, by
    a preponderance of the evidence, that statements in the articles
    written by Mr. Simberg and Mr. Steyn were false, defamatory, and
    published by appellants to third parties, and, by clear and convincing
    evidence, that appellants did so with actual malice,” wrote Senior Judge
    Vanessa Ruiz in the court’s opinion.

    The decision suggests that, even as the climate-skeptical Trump
    administration comes into office, a high profile lawsuit could be
    underway in Washington, D.C., that also partly turns on the evidence
    for, and against, climate change.


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    Q-tip, you DO realize Mann has been proven to be a complete fraud?

    I know you live in la-la land, but wow..............

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    Quote Originally Posted by PatDaly View Post
    Q-tip, you DO realize Mann has been proven to be a complete fraud?

    I know you live in la-la land, but wow..............
    Wow what a waste of time, Al Gore has even said that the Graph WAS FAKED and a Exaggeration~! Guess his words now mean nothing?? Q-tip find some story that has merit, and is not so full of holes. LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hoppalong View Post
    Wow what a waste of time, Al Gore has even said that the Graph WAS FAKED and a Exaggeration~! Guess his words now mean nothing?? Q-tip find some story that has merit, and is not so full of holes. LOL
    Follow the lawsuit to learn more. The trial should be interesting and informative
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    BBC
    Arctic heatwave could break records


    Temperatures at the North Pole could be up to 20 degrees higher than average this Christmas Eve, in what scientists say is a record-breaking heatwave.

    Climate scientists say these unseasonably warm weather patterns in the Arctic region are directly linked to man-made climate change.


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    Quote Originally Posted by TonyM View Post
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    Arctic heatwave could break records



    Temperatures at the North Pole could be up to 20 degrees higher than average this Christmas Eve, in what scientists say is a record-breaking heatwave.

    Climate scientists say these unseasonably warm weather patterns in the Arctic region are directly linked to man-made climate change.


    http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-38417198

    They started evacuating....

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    Quote Originally Posted by breezy View Post
    They started evacuating....
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