Bloomberg: Climate-Change Scientist Cleared in Closing of U.S. Data-Altering Inquiry The National Science Foundation has completed its inquiry into UVA/Penn State climatologist Michael Mann. They have entirely exonerated him, finding no evidence of any wrongdoing whatsoever. That's the same result as Penn State's investigation, the NOAA's inspector general's investigation (which was done at the request of Sen. Inhofe), and the UK's investigation. 100% of investigations agree: "Climategate" was bullshit.
Reuters: How to get $12 billion of gold to Venezuela Blogger Felix Salmon ponders the problem of how Hugo Chávez intends to move 211 tons of gold from Europe to Venezuela. Though lots of people (and countries) own gold as a part of a diversified investment portfolio, only survivalist nuts actually have the gold physically. It's been nearly a century since gold in this quantity has been moved across national borders, for good reasons.
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