Planet Gore

Wiki for Me but Not for Thee

Some of you may have followed Wikipedia’s contribution to the global warming campaign at ClimateAudit and elsewhere, about which I wrote extensively in the draft manuscript of Red Hot Lies.
Wiki uses a full-blown alarmist — Hockey Stick-defending, RealClimate- and Green Party-affiliated William Connolley — as its global-warming gatekeeper, who ensures that the site remains consistently on the fringe, with skewed and even debunked claims.
In the course of my research on the topic, I learned about smear campaigns in which Connolley assisted as part of his Wiki duties (a recent Google search turned up a page on me — presumably posted by the trash-stealing noise machine — though I haven’t bothered with it yet), but the discussion was edited out of the final version of RHL for space considerations.

Now I see in an e-mail from a colleague at the Common Sense Alliance that “Wikipedia is about to delete the ’global warming hysteria’ page I set up.”

As I have commonly noted, the depths to which the alarmists feel the need to stoop are not a sign of strength or confidence. And here they go again. Feel free to weigh in.

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