Scientist leading effort to prosecute climate skeptics under RICO ‘paid himself & his wife $1.5 million from govt climate grants for part-time work’

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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https://twitter.com/RogerPielkeJr/status/645710621636296705

Roger Pielke brings the astonishing story of just how much money Jagadish Shukla, one of the scientists leading the effort to prosecute climate sceptics under the RICO Act, makes from the public purse.

Just to recap, Shukla was the lead signatory of the letter from 20 scientists earlier this month urging Obama to set up an investigation under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act of corporations and other organisations who are sceptical of alarmist claims about climate change.

It turns out that Shukla, also a Lead Author with the IPCC in 2007, is President and Chief Executive of the Institute of Global Environment and Society Inc . Its mission is to provide society with weather and climate information, and it has been set up as an organisation exempt from income tax, according to the returns filed.

The Accounts show that in 2013 the Institute received…

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NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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Back to RicoGate, the everyday stories of ordinary climatologist folk!

That letter which the kindly Mr Shukla wrote, but accidentally left a copy of on the village notice board, seems to have caused a bit of a kerfuffle!

Mr Klinger says he is ambivalent about signing the letter, or at least he was once it became public.

Meanwhile, co-signatory Mr Betts, from the bushwacks up in Vermont, feels that the letter did not go far enough. Well, they are a bit whacky up there!

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http://watchdog.org/239397/environmentalists-seek-rico-prosecutions/?utm_source=hoot&utm_medium=twitter&utm_campaign=ss

Of course, Mr Betts has lots of good reasons for this, at the last count 606,100!

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