Climate polls, scientists on offense, and the U.N. view from Copenhagen

He accused a “handful” of people and groups of an “11th hour smear campaign” to misrepresent emails hacked from the Climatic Research Unit at the University of East Anglia. “Those advocating inaction don’t have the science on their side, so they have turned to this last minute smear campaign,” he said. CAP's Joseph Romm posted the audio on his climate blog.

-- United Nations climate chief Yvo de Boer tells the Associated Press in Copenhagen, where the big international climate summit launches tomorrow, that the emails are fueling public doubts about the state of climate science.