Copner's Gleick timeline

Timeline of events surrounding phishing of documents from Heartland Institute by Peter Gleick

[Note: A much more detailed timeline in the form of an excel spreadsheet has been produced by A.Scott.]

First posted by Copner at Lucia's blackboard 28/2/2012

- indicates probably unimportant events
+ indicates probably important
* indicates definitely important
phishing emails in bold.

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+ Gleick - Thur 1/5 - Publishes Forbes article "The 2011 Climate B.S.* of the Year Awards" (using "anti-climate" three times and referring to  "absurd piece from the Heartland Institute").

* Gleick – Thur 1/12  – Comments (first comment) in response to Taylor (Heartland) article: “So, Mr. Taylor: let’s have the complete list of your funders.” – http://www.forbes.com/sites/ja.....d-science/

- Gleick – Fri 1/13 11:02 – Tweets “Serial climate denier Morano foments/encourages hate mail to climate scientists with threats of violence” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Fri 1/13 10:57 – Tweets “MIT Climate Scientist’s Wife Threatened In A “Frenzy of Hate” http://motherjones.com/environ.....renzy-hate. Abetted by Marc Morano, serial hater.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

+ Lakely - Fri 1/13 - Jim Lakely (Heartland) invites Gleick to debate with James Taylor
 
- Gleick – Mon 1/16 09:14 – Publishes Forbes article “Climate Change, Disbelief, and the Collision between Human and Geologic Time” – http://www.forbes.com/sites/pe.....ogic-time/
 
+ Gleick – Mon 1/16 13:19 – Emails Lakely re:debate & asking for donors – http://climateaudit.org/2012/0.....more-15663
 
- Gleick – Mon 1/16 09:52 – Tweets “Climate Change, Disbelief, and the Collision between Human and Geologic Time – Forbes http://onforb.es/zHaQLa” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Mon 1/16 11:15 – Tweets “Science education group #NCSE to tackle #climate change. I’ve agreed to serve on their Board. http://arst.ch/s4z via @arstechnica” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Mon 1/16 12:47 – Tweets “Why some cannot accept #climatechange. The Collision between Human and Geologic Time – Forbes” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Mon 1/16 22:13 – Tweets “Martin Luther King: Science Advocate http://huff.to/A4KgWB via @huffingtonpost” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Thu 1/19 16:46 – Tweets “Global land and ocean temperatures for 2011. Sizzling. Look at the last 130 years. No warming? What planet are you on?” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sat 1/21 17:09 – Publishes Forbes article “2011 Climate Change in Pictures and Data: Just the Facts” – http://www.forbes.com/sites/pe.....the-facts/
 
- Gleick – Sat 1/21 14:10 – Tweets “2011 Climate Change in Pictures and Data: Just the Facts – Forbes http://onforb.es/yebDXY” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sat 1/21 14:16 – Tweets “Forget climate contrarians for a minute: here are facts, evidence, data from the changing #climate around us. http://www.forbes.com/sites/pe.....the-facts/” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sat 1/21 18:43 – Tweets “@MTUTD_blog Glaciers are disappearing too. And we know what’s happening in the Antarctic too — see my first comment at the Forbes piece.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 1/22 10:05 – Tweets “Is the quality of the comments at Forbes improving?Or are the facts simply irrefutable? 2011 #Climate Change Facts – http://onforb.es/yebDXY” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

- Gleick – Sun 1/22 Sequence of tweets criticising Tamsin Edwards's choice of name for new blog, "All Models are Wrong".

- Gleick – Sun 1/22 10:44 – Tweets “@flimsin Another comment on your proposed blog title. Look at this essay, especially item 2 on “uncertainty” and “knowns versus unknowns.”" – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

- Gleick – Sun 1/22 10:46 – Tweets “Fantastic analysis and essay on climate ethics here: http://rockblogs.psu.edu/climate/” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

- Gleick – Sun 1/22 11:21 – Tweets "@leohickman hmm, we still have a fax at Pacific Institute, in basement, and still hooked up. But can't remember last send or receive..." – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

- Gleick – Sun 1/22 11:42 – Tweets “@flimsin @Realclim8gate @dougmcneall Barry was blocked because of incredibly offensive communications. ” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

- Gleick – Sun 1/22 12:39 – Tweets “@flimsin @richardabetts I repeat “wrong” is the wrong term. It WILL be misunderstood and misused. Read that essay: rockblogs.psu.edu/climate/” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

+ Gleick - Tue 1/24- Thur 1/26 - sequence of emails between Gleick, Tamsin Edwards and Barry Woods regarding Gleick's tweet accusing Barry of "incredibly offensive communications".

- Gleick – Tue 1/24 17:17 – Publishes (with Shan Wells) Climate Change: Sifting Truth From Lies in a Complex World – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/.....tml?ref=tw
 
- Gleick – Fri 1/27 07:11 – Tweets “New climate zones, new official map showing northward warming.[ But shhhhh! Don't mention climate change....] http://usat.ly/xhihGJ” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Fri 1/27 07:13 – Tweets “About to speak at UCLA water symposium on “peak water,” need for new thinking, and California water success stories. See you there.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Fri 1/27 07:54 – Publishes “Remarkable Editorial Bias on Climate Science at the Wall Street Journal” complaining WSJ published contrarian climate change letter, but not his – http://www.forbes.com/sites/pe.....t-journal/
 
+ Gleick – Fri 1/27 ??:?? – Comments on his Forbes article “But try asking the Heartland Institute for a list of THEIR funders. They refuse to provide it.” – http://www.forbes.com/sites/pe.....t-journal/
 
* Gleick – Fri 1/27 08:36 – Sends Phishing email asking for email address to be added – http://fakegate.org/wp-content.....-36-am.jpg
 
+ Gleick – Fri 1/27 09:33 – Emails Lakely to refuse debate invitation – http://climateaudit.org/2012/0.....more-15663
 
+ Gleick – Fri 1/27 15:59 – Tweets “Remarkable Editorial Bias on Climate Science at the Wall Street Journal – Forbes http://onforb.es/wYcJbK” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Fri 1/27 17:29 – Tweets “Deep Bias on Climate Science at the Wall Street Journal. http://onforb.es/wYcJbK. Ignore 255 National Academy Scientists; favor 16 contrarians?” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Fri 1/27 21:45 – Tweets “#WSJ rejects climate essay from 255 National Academy of Science scientists; accepts anti-climate essay from 16 others. onforb.es/wv5rHU” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
* Gleick – Sat 1/28 00:09 – Sends Phishing email – http://fakegate.org/wp-content.....-47-am.jpg
 
+ Gleick – Sat 1/28 10:24 – Tweets “#WSJ rejects climate essay from 255 National Academy of Science scientists; then accepts anti-climate essay from 16. onforb.es/wv5rHU” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Sat 1/28 19:42 – Tweets “@Austin1622 no significance. Just how many they could find to sign.” (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Sat 1/28 22:33 – Tweets “@Austin1622 Oh, no. It isn’t the numbers, in the end. It’s the quality of the arguments. Majorities can be wrong. Just not in this case.” (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Sat 1/28 22:35 – Tweets “@ChairmanAl Hmm. Can you cite ONE WSJ editorial that has gotten the fact on climate right?” (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Sat 1/28 22:37 – Tweets “@Austin1622 The evidence suggests real #climate science in general has no forum at the WSJ editorial pages.” (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Mon 1/30 13:14 – Tweets “@stephenfry thanks for RT on bizarre (or maybe not) behavior of the WSJ on #climate science. Interested in climate issues? Or the WSJ?” (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Mon 1/30 16:07 – Tweets “The #WSJ Hires Dentists To Do Heart Surgery” Check out the great graphs, and detailed analysis. http://bit.ly/ws6kuX” (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Tue 1/31 20:35 – Tweets “#WSJ implicitly acknowledges #climate goof up by accepting letter from real climate scientists. on.wsj.com/wjgB5U”" (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Tue 1/31 21:01 – Tweets “Setting the Record Straight on Climate Change: Experts Respond http://bit.ly/z47FD2” – by John Cook, retweeted (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – ??? 2/01 ??:?? – At some point earlier, signs new WSJ letter – http://online.wsj.com/article/.....hare_tweet
 
* Gleick – Thu 2/02 16:50 – Sends Phishing email asking about board schedule, minutes and agenda – http://fakegate.org/wp-content.....-50-pm.jpg
 
* Gleick – Sat 2/04 16:16 – Sends Phishing email asking for minutes – http://fakegate.org/wp-content.....-59-am.jpg
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/05 12:39 – Publishes “Global Warming Has Stopped”? How to Fool People Using “Cherry-Picked” Climate Data” – http://www.forbes.com/sites/pe.....mate-data/
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/05 09:51 – Tweets “Global Warming Has Stopped:” How to Fool People Using “Cherry-Picked” Climate Data – Forbes http://onforb.es/vYWw1k” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/05 09:54 – Tweets “Check out the graphs. How to lie about the end of #globalwarming “Global Warming Has Stopped” http://onforb.es/vYWw1k” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/05 11:03 – Tweets “Global Warming Has Stopped” Oh, no it hasn’t…[How to Fool People Using "Cherry-Picked" #Climate Data] – http://onforb.es/vYWw1k” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/05 11:25 – Tweets “@Andrewtalker hmmm did you read my blog post at Forbes? All the actual data show global warming has NOT stopped. So my post says.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Mon 2/06 07:59 – Tweets “Global Warming Has Stopped”? Or has it? How to Fool People Using “Cherry-Picked” Climate Data – http://onforb.es/vYWw1k” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
+ Gleick – Mon 2/06 12:24 – Tweets “@aDissentient @Revkin “Do the 16 WSJ scientists say global warming has stopped?No.” YOU spin “lack of global warming for well over 10 years” (again about WSJ letter) – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Tue 2/07 08:38 – Tweets “Global Warming Has Stopped”? How to Fool People Using “Cherry-Picked” Climate Data repost from http://RichardDawkins.net http://richarddawkins.net/arti.....imate-data
 
- Gleick – Wed 2/08 21:12 – Amazon review – Approx time based on first comment reply: Reviews Mann’s book at Amazon.com – http://www.amazon.com/gp/cdp/m.....centReview
 
* Gleick – Wed 2/08 23:59 – Sends Phishing email asking for Board contact list with email addresses and phone numbers – http://fakegate.org/wp-content.....-56-am.jpg
 
- Gleick – Wed 2/08 20:40 – Tweets “Anthony Watts’ Minions Attack Mike Mann and Make Mockery of Amazon Review Process http://wp.me/pKr8Z-A4 via @AGW_Prof” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Fri 2/10 08:12 – Tweets to climate reality – “@jeffskoll Welcome to Twitter. Taking climate fight to core. See my posts on Forbes. Also looking forward to release of Last Call/Oasis.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Fri 2/10 08:15 – Tweets “@MTUTD_blog: @PeterGleick No **statistically significant** warming” Only if you cherry-pick data period. Full data? Clear human impact.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Fri 2/10 22:26 – Tweets “RT @tyrantasorus: “If number 666 is considered evil, is 25.869 the root of all evil?”" – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/12 11:06 – Tweets “@A4WE: Water covers 70.9% of the Earth’s surface. Only 3% of it is freshwater. @epa” and we can’t access most of the freshwater either.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/12 15:55 – Tweets “How can you think there will be no consequences from melting the ice cap at the North Pole? #climate” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/12 17:00 – Tweets “”@PointSpecial “Depends what you mean by consequences… the poles have lacked ice caps in the past.” WADR, this is the dumb comment of day.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Sun 2/12 17:16 – Tweets “@PointSpecial: @PeterGleick Do you deny that the planet has lacked ice caps in the past?” Not when human civilization was around.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick
 
- Gleick – Mon 2/13 ??:?? – At some point, signs Keystone XL letter, published 2/13 – http://www.350.org/en/about/bl.....eystone-xl
 
* Gleick – Mon 2/13 12:41 – Scans Strategy memo – PDF Properties
 
- Gleick – Mon 2/13 13:13 – Tweets “Top climate scientists warn Congress over Keystone XL http://www.350.org/en/about/bl.....eystone-xl via @350
 
* Gleick – Tue 2/14 09:13 – “Heartland Insider” sends email to bloggers – http://davidappell.blogspot.co.....igate.html

- Gleick – Tue 2/14 16:12 – Tweets “@BarryJWoods @icey_mark @flimsin gee, what have I done now?” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

* Tue 2/14 - Heartland documents posted at DeSmogBlog and ThinkProgress

+ Lakely - Wed 2/15 - Jim Lakely (Heartland) announces that one of the posted documents is a fake. 

+ Mosher - Thu 2/16  00:37 Steven Mosher speculates here and later  here that Gleick is the author of the fake document

* Gleick – Thu 2/16 ??:?? – Resigns from AGU Ethics Committee (time unknown) – http://wattsupwiththat.com/201.....ns-values/

- Gleick – Thu 2/16 11:59 – Re-Tweets “shortsighted RT @TravisSaunders: New Ottawa building built with $8.5 mil in city funds has no #water fountains” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

- Gleick – Thu 2/16 17:18 – Tweets “#peakwater on the Colorado River. Good piece by Jonathan Waterman. “Where the Colorado River Runs Dry” nyti.ms/xp01mi” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

+ Pielke - Fri 2/17 16:18 - Tweets "I emailed @PeterGleick to ask if he faked the Heartland document, no reply yet. I offered to publish his confirmation or denial on my blog." - https://twitter.com/#!/RogerPielkeJr

- Gleick – Sat 2/18 12:40 – Tweets “Great to be away with family. Celebrating 2 big birthdays. (Total =100!)” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick

* Gleick – Mon 2/20 16:45 – Confession published on Huffington Post – http://www.huffingtonpost.com/.....89669.html

* Gleick – Mon 2/20 17:06 – Confession published on dotearth – http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes......ate-files/

- Gleick – Tue 2/21 14:09 – Tweets “To all those sending kind words and thoughts, I deeply appreciate them.” – http://twitter.com/#!/petergleick


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