Sunday, July 18, 2010

ClimateGater Michael Mann throws bouquet to pals in the 'prestige press' in email to NY Times

'Prestige press' is much more flattering than 'mainstream media' or 'legacy media.' Especially when addressing NY Times buddy Andrew Revkin as Mann was:
  • "September 29, 2009, at 5:08PM, Michael Mann wrote:
Hi Andy,

"All they have to do is put it up on their blog, and
the contrarian noise machine kicks into gear, pretty soon Druge, Rush Limbaugh, Glenn
Beck and their ilk (in this case, The Telegraph were already on it this morning) are
parroting the claims. And based on what? some guy w/ no credentials, dubious connections
with the energy industry, and who hasn't submitted his claims to the scrutiny of peer
  • Mann's email to Revkin was in response to the following:
"On Sep 29, 2009, at 4:30 PM, Andrew Revkin wrote:

needless to say, seems the 2008 pnas paper showing that without tree rings still solid
picture of unusual recent warmth, but McIntyre is getting wide play for his statements
about Yamal data-set selectivity.
Has he communicated directly to you on this and/or is there any indication he's seeking journal publication for his deconstruct?
Andrew C. Revkin
The New York Times / Environment
620 Eighth Ave., NY, NY 10018
Tel: 212-556-7326 Mob: 914-441-5556
Fax: 509-357-0965
"I'm sure you're aware that you will dozens of bogus, manufactured distortions of the
science in the weeks leading up to the
  • vote on cap & trade in the U.S. senate. This is no"...
NOTE to climate scientists: None of this is about you, but you probably already know that. You're just something thrown in to distract American citizens from the real issue. Which is carbon trading and the 'climate' industry, which existed long before anyone ever heard of you. ed.

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