PSU expert on global warming sues bloggers for libel

Oct 1, 2013 Full story: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

A lightning rod for criticism of climate-change science, Penn State University climatologist Michael E. Mann has struck back with a defamation lawsuit now working its way through Washington, D.C., court against two conservative online publications that said his work is "fraudulent" and "a hoax," with one describing him as "the Jerry Sandusky of ... (more)

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#1 Oct 2, 2013
"[The] plaintiff has been investigated several times, and his work has been found to be accurate," the judge wrote, adding that the National Review defendants have criticized Mr. Mann "harshly for years," and that "some might say, the name calling, accusations and jeering have amounted to a witch hunt." She said there are "numerous findings that [Mr. Mann's] work is sound."

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