News

MPs call for greater transparency after “climategate” scandal

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c1855 (Published 01 April 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1855
  1. Josephine Hayes
  1. 1BMJ

    MPs have called for an end to the secrecy surrounding data collection by climate change scientists after emails between one group of researchers caused uproar after they were leaked last November

    The cross party Science and Technology Committee condemned the culture of withholding information by scientists at the climate research unit at the University of East Anglia. The committee, however, said that the university was at fault for failing to support scientists when they received a requests for data under the Freedom of Information Act.

    Phil Jones, director of …

    View Full Text

    Sign in

    Log in through your institution

    Free trial

    Register for a free trial to thebmj.com to receive unlimited access to all content on thebmj.com for 14 days.
    Sign up for a free trial

    Subscribe