Sunday, April 8, 2012


date: Wed, 29 Oct 2008 16:18:40 +0000
from: Gabi Hegerl <>
subject: Re: Press coverage of polar detection paper
to: Phil Jones <>

Hi Phil, I managed to back myself into a debate after all and am
agonizing over it.
Pat Michaels wants to go after the historical context ie a ice free
arctic not being unusual.
should I just fall ill? do you know about ice free arctic in
paleoclimatic context? do we have arctic

Phil Jones wrote:
>> Nathan et al,
> Although still embargoed till 6pm UK time on Thursday, Alexey
> and I
> have started doing interviews about the paper. Alexey should be talking
> to someone fairly soon. I talked to Nature earlier today, and we've both
> just talked to BBC R4 (for 6pm on Thursday) and I spoke to Sky News.
> I'm off to a meeting tomorrow, so Alexey will do any more that come in
> from now on. The UEA press office has been surprised by the take up
> of the story - probably people are just fed up of financial news.
> Cheers
> Phil
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