2012 and Earlier Selected Commentaries

CNN

Imagine you are sitting in your office simply doing your job and a nasty e-mail pops into your inbox accusing you of being a fraud. You go online and find that some bloggers have written virulent posts about you.

Politico

To our dismay, and the nation’s detriment, self-described climate change deniers – strongly supported by fossil-fuel interests — continue to mislead Congress and the public. In late January, we joined 14 other leading scientists in writing a letter to every member of Congress, asking our elected

The Washington Post

As a scientist, I shouldn't have a stake in the upcoming midterm elections, but unfortunately, it seems that I -- and indeed all my fellow climate scientists -- do.

Wall Street Journal

Patrick J. Michaels spreads falsehoods and innuendo against mainstream climate scientists and he questions the integrity of various institutions including my own, Penn State University, simply because they have rejected his allegations ("The Climategate Whitewash Continues," op-ed, July 12).

The Washington Post

I cannot condone some things that colleagues of mine wrote or requested in the e-mails recently stolen from a climate research unit at a British university. But the messages do not undermine the scientific case that human-caused climate change is real.