The Eastern Daily Press reports that two experts at the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit were offered $10,000 to write a report that was critical and cast doubts on evidence and “distort” the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) study, compiled from the detailed research of 2,500 scientists.
Read the EDP report HERE.
The group who offered the money are the American Enterprise Institute, a body that includes oil companies such as Exxon/Mobil.
Those who ally themselves with those who deny that global warming is affected or could be slowed by man are discredited. The fact that they have to offer to pay people to write anything that might back up their view that oil is good says it all.
Perhaps all those rushing to deny global warming on Iain Dale's blog should take note.