Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Hooray, staunch privacy advocate Andy Revkin has once again been replaced by heroic whistle-blowing Andy!!!

Remember during ClimateGate, when Andy was all about privacy and not sharing documents not intended for the public eye?  Now that he thinks he sees a "confidential" Heartland memo, he's already tweeted about it four times in an hour. 

Andy Revkin (revkin) on Twitter

Via Heartland Insider Exposes Institute's Budget and Strategy

 ...Kudos to as alleged climate doc shows impact of his blogging:

  ...A rare look into apparent climate battle plan (including skeptic syllabi) of Heartland Institute via

...Alleged climate doc: “[i]t is important to keep opposing voices out” of , where...

Flashback: Tom Nelson: A Tale of Two Revkins

Private Climate Conversations on Display - Staunch privacy advocate Andy Revkin - NYTimes.com
The documents appear to have been acquired illegally and contain all manner of private information and statements that were never intended for the public eye, so they won’t be posted here.

[Flashback]: BUSH AIDE EDITED CLIMATE REPORTS - Whistle-blowing, document-obtaining hero Andy Revkin - New York Times

In handwritten notes on drafts of several reports issued in 2002 and 2003, the official, Philip A. Cooney, removed or adjusted descriptions of climate research that government scientists and their supervisors, including some senior Bush administration officials, had already approved. In many cases, the changes appeared in the final reports.
The documents were obtained by The New York Times from the Government Accountability Project, a nonprofit legal-assistance group for government whistle-blowers.


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