Dr. Pielke is not the only person to reports problems with Mr. Karl. Meteorologist Anthony Watts remembers Karl's attempts at faking climate change in his "disastrous NCDC Climate Change Synthesis report with photoshopped images of floods that didn’t happen."
I documented the process by which Tom Karl excluded other viewpoints in my Public Comment
Pielke Sr., Roger A., 2005: Public Comment on CCSP Report “Temperature Trends in the Lower Atmosphere: Steps for Understanding and Reconciling Differences“. 88 pp including appendices.
which I wrote after I resigned from the CCSP Committee (not the IPCC Committee as given in the article).
Excerpts from the Executive Summary of my report read
“The process for completing the CCSP Report excluded valid scientific perspectives under the charge of the Committee. The Editor of the Report [Tom Karl] systematically excluded a range of views on the issue of understanding and reconciling lower atmospheric temperature trends. The Executive Summary of the CCSP Report ignores critical scientific issues and makes unbalanced conclusions concerning our current understanding of temperature trends”
“The process that produced the report was highly political, with the Editor taking the lead in suppressing my perspectives, most egregiously demonstrated by the last-minute substitution of a new Chapter 6 for the one I had carefully led preparation of and on which I was close to reaching a final consensus. Anyone interested in the production of comprehensive assessments of climate science should be troubled by the process which I document below in great detail that led to the replacement of the Chapter that I was serving as Convening Lead Author.
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