Lying, stealing and maybe forging, just another day in the global warmist campaign

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    Lying, stealing and maybe forging, just another day in the global warmist campaign to persuade you - Orange Punch : The Orange County Register

    “In the end, there was only a forger, a fraudster and a thief. Alarmist scientist Peter Gleick has admitted that the latter two were one and the same person – himself. I suspect we will soon learn the identity of the forger, as well.

    “With the weight of damning evidence closing in on him, Gleick has admitted in his Huffington Post blog that he was the alleged ‘Heartland Insider’ who committed fraud and identity theft, lying and stealing his way into possession of Heartland Institute internal personnel documents and then sending those private documents to global warming activist groups and left-leaning media. Gleick sent to the press an additional document, a fake ’2012 Climate Strategy,’ that he claims he did not write.”

    “In short, Gleick set up an email account designed to mimic the email account of a Heartland Institute board member. Gleick then sent an email from that account to a Heartland Institute staffer, in which Gleick explicitly claimed to be the Heartland Institute board member. Gleick asked the staffer to email him internal documents relating to a recent board meeting. Soon thereafter, Gleick, while claiming to be a ‘Heartland Insider,’ sent those Heartland Institute documents plus the forged ’2012 Climate Strategy’ document to sympathetic media and global warming activists.”
     
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    Here's another quote from the article that I especially love:

    “The real story in this Fakegate scandal is how the global warming movement is desperate, delusional and collapsing as global warming fails to live up to alarmist predictions. People with sound science on their side do not need to forge documents to validate their arguments or make the other side look bad. Also, people who are so desperate as to forge documents in an attempt to frame their rivals are clearly not above forging scientific data, studies and facts to similarly further their cause.

    “It is both striking and telling how global warming activists have failed to condemn the acts of forgery in the Fakegate scandal. For global warming activists, the ends justify the means – any means necessary to sell their alarmist message, even if they must sink to forgery and fakery.”​

     
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    When the science is sound, the science will speak for itself without any need to lie, forge, or even overuse of rhetoric (or propaganda).
     
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    “It is both striking and telling how global warming activists have failed to condemn the acts of forgery in the Fakegate scandal. For global warming activists, the ends justify the means – any means necessary to sell their alarmist message, even if they must sink to forgery and fakery.”
     
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    they want their funding.
     

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