Questions of fraud in data base manipulation and analysis by the NASA GISS have been raised by several scientists. For specific examples, click here, click here, click here, and click here. If indeed true, the ramifications of this will have an important ripple affect on the climate debate. I see no mention or response to such charges at the NASA GISS website (click here).
Such claims of scientific misconduct need to be investigated independently and answers provided so that the national discussion can be advanced. Either confidence must be restored in the data and its analysis or it should all be thrown out.
(Review by University of California – Berkeley BEST is no where close to being an independent analysis.)