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Topic - David Schnare
A judge is treading cautiously in a high-stakes case that pits the University of Virginia against a conservative institute seeking thousands of records related to climatologist Michael Mann.
Those who say man alone is responsible for overheating the planet frequently dismiss any role the sun might play. As can be seen in an ongoing freedom-of-information lawsuit leveled against the University of Virginia (UVA), sunshine is precisely what the heralds of climate catastrophe fear most of all.
A former University of Virginia professor who has drawn the ire of climate change skeptics is entering the legal fray over a conservative group's pursuit of his emails and documents related to his work.
"He did the only thing he could do," David Schnare, director of ATI's Environmental Law Institute, said afterward, suggesting he may revisit the argument. "How can you say you don't waive them when you gave them up to somebody?"
"We simply want what the citizens own," argued Mr. Schnare.