The Alan Carlin Story Just Never Ends

Ben Somberg

Oct. 9, 2009

I thought that the Alan Carlin story -- the 'suppressed' climate change skeptic at EPA -- was over.

After the initial debunkings, the story kept going, but then I thought the NYT really put it to rest in late September. Apparently not for everyone.

Carlin, many have noted, is an economist at EPA, not a climate scientist. He has one Ph.D. - in economics. But that's no matter. The Wall Street Journal's Kimberley Strassel wanted more on the story, and wrote this. Strassel refers to Carlin as a "career EPA scientist." What a scoop!

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