Climategate rolls on

The University of East Anglia violated the freedom of information laws, but is not likely to face legal action because time limits in the law have expired, according to a Norwich Evening News article (UK).


Norwich’s flagship university was at the centre of a new row today after it emerged it broke the law by refusing to hand over its raw data for public scrutiny in the climate change row over stolen emails. 

The reputation of the University of East Anglia’s world renowned climatic research unit (CRU)was shaken to the core last year after emails posted on the internet from researchers including its director Prof Phil Jones appeared to suggest ways of avoiding freedom of information requests together with a “trick” to explain away an apparent fall in global temperatures.

Read the rest of the Norwich Evening News article.


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