The biggest scandal to hit science in years: thousands of documents and emails are stolen then leaked on the eve of the UN climate summit in Copenhagen. What appears to be a conspiracy between scientists to boost the case for global warming is revealed. Fred Pearce, examines the personalities, the feuds and disagreements at the heart of climate science and raises disturbing questions about the way research is carried out into the most important international issue of our age.
"Fred Pearce has used his brilliant investigative skills to get to the heart of this issue. This book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand what the hacked University of East Anglia emails mean - and what they don't" George Monbiot