Volume 89 Issue 35 | p. 9 | News of The Week
Issue Date: August 29, 2011

Investigation NSF probe clears climate science researcher of misconduct allegations

Department: Government & Policy | Collection: Climate Change
Keywords: climate change, Mann, NSF

Investigators at the National Science Foundation have exonerated climate scientist Michael E. Mann of allegations of research misconduct, Mann’s employer, Pennsylvania State University, said in an Aug. 23 statement.

Mann, director of Penn State’s Earth System Science Center, has been a target of climate-change skeptics. The developer of the once-contested “hockey stick” graph of temperature fluctuations over the past millennium, Mann is one of the scientists whose e-mail messages were hacked from the University of . . .

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