Even more Climategate shenanigans

The “rigorous peer review” everyone keeps trotting out when the studies are questioned? Turns out, not so much.

From Reason, by way of Les Jones:

The Daily Telegraph is reporting that claims of rigorous peer-review [in the IPCC report] may have been exaggerated:

a new study put this claim to the test. A team of 40 researchers from 12 countries, led by a Canadian analyst Donna Laframboise, checked out every one of the 18,531 scientific sources cited in the mammoth 2007 report. Astonishingly, they found that nearly a third of them ā€“ 5,587 ā€“ were not peer-reviewed at all, but came from newspaper articles, student theses, even propaganda leaflets and press releases put out by green activists and lobby groups.

[emphasis mine – Jake]

But, you know, the science is settled.

(h/t SayUncle)

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