Nu kommenterar även COP15:s officiella hemsida affären med de hackade filerna. Och även om man menar att incidenten inte betyder något för själva Köpenhamnssamtalen kan vi notera följande eftergifter:
The release of e-mails stolen from computers at the Climatic Research Unit at East Anglia University, UK, reveals that some mainstream scientists have fought dirty in their attempts to call attention to global warming.
Some of the attempts to block dissenting scientists’ articles were directed at the journal Climate Research. Having read the stolen emails, Hans von Storch of the University of Hamburg, who was editor of the journal at the time, feels that the mainstream scientists went too far.
“The (East Anglia researchers) violated a fundamental principle of science (…) they built a group to do gatekeeping, which is also totally unacceptable. They play science as a power game,” Hans von Storch tells The Wall Street Journal.