ananyo writes: The Virgina Supreme Court on Friday tossed out an investigation by the state’s conservative attorney general, Ken Cuccinelli, into Michael Mann, the former University of Virginia climatologist whose work on the now-famous hockey-stick graph (http://blogs.nature.com/news/files/2012/03/hockey-stick-graph-from-nature-1998.jpg) has become a lightning rod for climate skeptics. The 'climategate' scientist has been cleared of wrongdoing by a number of investigations. (http://science.slashdot.org/story/11/08/25/1640224/michael-mann-vindicated-again-over-climategate) (http://science.slashdot.org/story/10/05/05/0012215/second-inquiry-exonerates-climatic-research-unit?sdsrc=rel)
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