When Results Go Bad … | Watts Up With That? Here is an interesting series of emails from the hacked file. Note that is between CRU's Jones and Trenberth and a non-denier scientist who was looking to clear up some discrepancies he found while trying to replicate findings in the IPCC report. There was no animosity, just questions that seemingly had no honest answers from CRU. I prefer to think of the bigwigs of AGW as simply arrogant, incompetent and petty but there certainly could be a case made for dishonesty after the fact by the way they stonewalled and cover up. For those who still think that the climate scientists are within their rights to hold back data and computer code, it is very odd that those pesky bloggers seem to find basic errors in AGW work whenever they get a chance to look at it. DailyTech - Blogger Finds Y2K Bug in NASA Climate Data . Funny how a blogger has to reverse engineer the code from the data, and then inform NASA about their mistake.