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By Tom Harris and Madhav Khandekar
Bad science puts rich nations on the hook for trillions in climate liabilities
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Han Van Meegeren
Fakes have long been a plague of the art world. Thomas Hoving, the late director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, estimated that he had examined some 50,000 pieces of art in his day, and that "fully 40 percent were either phonies or so hypocritically restored or so misattributed that they were just the same as forgeries."
he was a forger, but insisted that he was a patriot who had deceived the avaricious Goering.