analysis of the contents of the e-mails that were hacked from the Climate Research Unit at the University of East Anglia in the U.K. Climate change skeptics and deniers have been trying to use a few of the e-mails to argue that climate scientists have been covering up data and suppressing dissenting views, and they've taken to calling it whole situation "climategate."
Hausfather writes: "These e-mails provide plenty to criticize, but the most widely-publicized quotes often are taken out of context to falsely imply a conspiracy of sorts to hide declining temperatures and a lack of recent warming. A close reading of the e-mails in question reveals a more nuanced picture, with scientists struggling with how to explain uncertainties in complex systems in a world of 60-second sound-bytes and the certainty of blistering condemnations by those ideologically opposed to accepting scientific evidence of anthropogenic warming."
At the Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media, Zeke Hausfather has an excellent