Anti-climate change report said to have been plagiarized


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A 2006 report that was used to question the validity of climate change research likely breeched basic scholarly ethics.

From the USA Today:

An influential 2006 congressional report that raised questions about the validity of global warming research was partly based on material copied from textbooks, Wikipedia and the writings of one of the scientists criticized in the report, plagiarism experts say.

 

Review of the 91-page report by three experts contacted by USA TODAY found repeated instances of passages lifted word for word and what appear to be thinly disguised paraphrases….

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