‘Rigour and honesty’ of scientists not in doubt but Sir Muir Russell says UEA’s Climatic Research Unit was not sufficiently open…
The climate scientists at the centre of a media storm were today cleared of accusations that they fudged their results and silenced critics to bolster the case for man-made global warming.
Peter Bethune given suspended jail term for boarding Japanese vessel Shonan Maru…Peter Bethune, who was a member of Sea Shepherd, a marine conservation group, was given two years in prison, suspended for five years, amid tight security at the Tokyo district court.
After the verdict, Bethune said he was relieved and thanked his legal team in Japan
“I am truly sorry for all the trouble and worry this has caused my family and am desperate to get back home to see them,” he said. “I also want to thank all the supporters worldwide who have been sending messages and signing petitions, and the media, who have been keeping this story in the public eye.”