The latest flap, over emails stolen from climate scientists at East Anglia University in the UK, is just a flap. Some scientists may be embarrassed, but their results stand. The weight of the evidence remains overwhelming that humans, by burning fossil fuels, release CO2, which warms the climate.
The dust has settled at COP27, the 27th United Nations Climate Conference at Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt where a record 45,000 people registered to attend. The longest running summit of all the conferences, agreements made in the final moments has left us all with hope but also doubts.