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date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 12:09:01 -0400
from: "Michael E. Mann" <mannatXYZxyzeo.psu.edu>
subject: Re: Something not to pass on
to: Phil Jones <p.jonesatXYZxyz.ac.uk>

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Phil, as far as the credibility of E&E is concerned, I think you'll find
this amusing:

http://n3xus6.blogspot.com/2007/08/bottom-of-barrel.html

It is not a peer-reviewed journal, it is not a science journal. None of
us should in any way ever consider being involved with this journal in
any way.

mike

Phil Jones wrote:
> Kevin, Mike,
> Sending just for your thoughts. The Appendix of this attachment
> has gone
> to SUNY Albany and is being dealt with by them. Not sure when, but
> Wei-Chyung has nothing to worry about.
> I've sent to Wei-Chyung and also to Tom Karl. Q is should I respond?
> If I don't they will misconstrue this to suit their ends. I could
> come up
> with a few sentences pointing out the need to look at the Chinese data
> rather than just the locations of the sites. Looking further at Keenan's
> web site, he's not looked at the temperature data, nor realised that the
> sites he's identified are the urban stations from the 1990 paper. He has
> no idea if the sites for the rural Chinese stations moved, as he doesn't
> seem to have this detail. Whatever I say though will be used for
> whatever, so it
> seems as though I'm damned if I do and damned if I don't.
>
> Does the email suggest to you this is a request for a formal review?
> E&E have an awful track record as a peer-review journal.
>
> Footnote 8 is interesting. Grape harvest dates are one of the best
> documentary
> proxies.
>
> Cheers
> Phil
>
>> Subject: review of E&E paper on alleged Wang fraud
>> Date: Wed, 29 Aug 2007 15:18:04 +0100
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>> Dear Dr Jones
>>
>> I have attached a copy of Doug Keenan's paper on the alleged Wang fraud
>> that was submitted for the forthcoming issue of Energy & Environment
>> http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/mscp/ene.
>>
>>
>> I was wondering whether you would be happy to comment on its content and
>> factual accuracy. Your comments and suggestions would be much
>> appreciated. We would need your feedback by Sept 17.
>>
>> I look forward to hearing from you.
>>
>> Yours sincerely
>>
>> Benny Peiser
>> Guest editor, E&E
>> Liverpool John Moores University, UK
>>
>>
>
> Prof. Phil Jones
> Climatic Research Unit Telephone +44 (0) 1603 592090
> School of Environmental Sciences Fax +44 (0) 1603 507784
> University of East Anglia
> Norwich Email p.jonesatXYZxyz.ac.uk
> NR4 7TJ
> UK
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