In any other field of endeavour such attacks would be not only actionable but presumably extremely costly to the likes of CAP. Would a jail term be too severe? I think not. Of course life is too short for protracted for private legal battles (thinking Mann v Steyn) but it is great to see the truth coming out. Well done Roger.
I haven’t had a chance to update this blog with anything related to the surprise (to me at least) at finding myself the subject of an email in the John Podesta email leaks from Wikileaks. That email revealed that an organization that was fouinded and led by Podesta, the Center for American Progress, engaged in a successful effort to have me removed as a writer at 538, the “data journalism” site created by Nate Silver.
The Boulder Daily Camera has a very good series of articles about the revelation that there was an organized political effort against me.
- Wikileaks revelations reveal campaign against Pielke;
- CAP denies campaign against Pielke, laughably;
- CU Boulder Board of Regents defends Pielke.
The multi-year campaign against me by CAP was partially funded by billionaire Tom Steyer, and involved 7 writers at CAP who collectively wrote more than 160 articles about me, trashing my work…
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