Climategate Scientist Michael E. Mann Exonerated

07/01/2010 08:23 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • JUSTIN GILLIS New York Times

An American scientist accused of manipulating research findings on climate science was cleared of that charge by his university on Thursday, the latest in a string of reports to find little substance in the allegations known as Climategate.

An investigative panel at Pennsylvania State University, weighing the question of whether the scientist, Michael E. Mann, had "seriously deviated from accepted practices within the academic community for proposing, conducting or reporting research or other scholarly activities," declared that he had not.

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