The Hockey Stick Illusion: Climategate and the Corruption of Science

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STACEY International PUBL, 2010 - Science - 482 pages
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"Part scientific history and part detective story, The Hockey Stick Illusion by A. W. Montford uncovers the misrepresentations of data behind Michael Mann's temperature reconstruction, and the tireless scrutiny by Steve McIntyre, Professor Ross McKitrick and others which has comprehensively discredited it." "This demolition of the veracity of Mann's research is but one example of how the supposed scientific consensus on climate change is crumbling. The weird distortions in popular thinking and governmental policies are on the point of being demonstrated by scrupulous analysis as the consequence of an illusion induced partly in error but also - as it emerges in this work - wilfully." "A remarkable tale of scientific misconduct and assiduous sleuthing, The Hockey Stick Illusion explains the complex science of this most controversial of scientific findings in layman's language. It lays bare the extent to which climatologists have been willing to break their own rules in order to --

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Review: The Hockey Stick Illusion: Climategate And The Corruption Of Science (Independent Minds)

User Review  - Kirsten - Goodreads

I tried to read this book with an open mind, but it was tough. I'm sure there are threads of this story that are true, but the author was really hammering their point a little too hard for it to be ... Read full review

Review: The Hockey Stick Illusion: Climategate And The Corruption Of Science (Independent Minds)

User Review  - Victoria - Goodreads

Illuminating and insightful, but undoubtedly biased in its treatment of the "Hockey Stick" debate. In my mind, this isn't a book about global warming, but a book about the corruptibility of the ... Read full review

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