Climate Scientist Ordered to Release Thousands of Documents

After ClimateGate, when a trove of emails from an East Anglia climate research institute appeared to show scientists conspiring to distort date on global warming, other public climate centers were asked to release similar email exchanges under the Freedom of Information Act. Documents from the University of Virginia were of particular interest, because one of its professors, scientist Michael Mann, was at the center of the ClimateGate controversy.