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'Climategate' review panellist quits after his impartiality questioned

Publié par Clifford Armion le 02/12/2010

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David Batty and David Adam

"A member of an independent panel to investigate claims that climate scientists covered up flawed data on global warming has been forced to resign after sceptics questioned his impartiality.

"Philip Campbell, editor in chief of Nature, stepped down from the panel yesterday, just hours after its official launch, after an interview emerged in which he said there was nothing to suggest a cover-up by climate scientists at the University of East Anglia.

"Resigning, Campbell said: "I made the remarks in good faith, on the basis of media reports of the leaks. As I have made clear subsequently, I support the need for a full review of the facts behind the leaked emails. There must be nothing that calls into question the ability of the independent review to complete this task, and therefore I have decided to withdraw from the team.""

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"'Climategate' review panellist quits after his impartiality questioned", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2010. Consulté le 27/05/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/climategate-review-panellist-quits-after-his-impartiality-questioned