Penn State University has now completed its investigation of climate research Michael Mann with respect to "ClimateGate"--and sure enough, it's an exoneration. My understanding is that the report, which releases at 330 pm today, can be found here. You'll recall that Mann had previously been found clean on three other counts; the remaining question being looked into was whether Mann had engaged in any actions that "seriously deviated from accepted practices within the academic community for proposing, conducting, or reporting research or other scholarly activities." And now, the answer is no. The ClimateGate vindications just keep on coming....all smoke, no fire, thus far--and probably always.
Did you engage in, or participate in, directly or indirectly, any actions that
seriously deviated from accepted practices within the academic communit