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2009-12-13 10:20:00

The controversy over leaked emails from climate scientists is being blamed on US business interests and partisan politics, according to a recent AFP report. This issue, dubbed "Climategate," has taken the brunt of the public's attention and seems to be derailing efforts to come up with any deal on cutting emissions. Author James Hoggan told AFP that the controversy "gives voice to dissenters at the table in Copenhagen, like Saudi Arabia and Russia." Hoggan is the author of "Climate Cover-up"...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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