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Chronicle drops Peter Gleick as City Brights blogger

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

imageAmong the hits to his reputation after Pacific Institute president Peter Gleick admitted posing as someone else to obtain, and then leak, internal papers from climate-change deniers at the Heartland Institute, there’s also this: the Chronicle has dropped him from its City Brights blog page.

Add: The word comes in a Peter Fimrite piece today assessing the damage to the renowned Berkeley water expert’s reputation in the wake of the Heartland firestorm. Perhaps most embarrassing of all, when his ethics lapse surfaced, Gleick was chairman of the American Geophysical Union’s task force on scientific ethics. He’s since resigned.
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