Tuesday, December 15, 2009

'Climategate' still unknown to many--US media chose to keep silent, and it worked

12/15/09: "Why is there nobody in the major media who hasn't made Climategate his or her signature issue? Why did a weblog called EU Referendum have to be the one to Why has no-one 'followed the money' regarding global warming, showing how
12/3/09: "Fifty-nine percent (59%) of Americans say it’s at least somewhat likely that some scientists have falsified research data to support their own theories and beliefs about global warming. Thirty-five percent (35%) say it’s Very Likely. Just 26% say it’s not very or not at all likely that some scientists falsified data.
  • This skepticism does not appear to be the result of the recent disclosure of e-mails confirming such data falsification as part of the so-called “Climategate” scandal.
  • Just 20% of Americans say they’ve followed news reports about those e-mails Very Closely, while another 29% have followed them Somewhat Closely."...
12/3/09, "Americans Skeptical of Science Behind Global Warming," Rasmussen Reports


Very few Americans knew about Climategate
  • because almost no US news media covered it.

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