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Storm continues to swirl around Climategate, as multiple investigations get under way

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(Read caption) Discussion of the hacked e-mails of climate scientists has reached around the world via Internet. They've probably even heard the news on Unawatuna Beach, Sri Lanka.

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When e-mails of climate scientists hacked from a British University were published online, the reverberations were heard around the world.

Skeptics of human-caused climate change were elated: Several of the e-mails could be read to indicate that data was inaccurate or fudged, and some seemed to imply collusion about who and what was posted about global warming in peer-reviewed journals.

A couple of weeks later, the controversy continues to swirl like a tornado. Even Jon Stewart has weighed in on it.

Among the latest news, the University of East Anglia announced an independent reviewer of the e-mails and outlined exactly what he would investigate.

What Sir Muir Russell, until recently vice-chancellor at the University of Glasgow, will look at includes many of the serious questions that have been raised.


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