when the climategate1.0 emails came out the official line was that they were harmless and taken out of context. the climategate2.0 emails have added a lot of context to the original batch, and also undercut many of the excuses that were made to explain the first batch. Steve McIntyre of Climate Audit has culled and organized many of the emails that pertain to the effort to thwart FOI in respect to releasing temp data from CRU at UEA. Evading Mosher’s FOI « Climate Audit it is interesting to see how Phil Jones sucked in officials from the university to defend him, and how they conspired to evade the law even after they realized Jones had lied to them. I really think some people should lose their jobs as a warning to others who might be tempted to break the law in the future to save face.