Scientists decry attacks by skeptics of climate change - San Jose Mercury News
In the written version of his testimony, Santer mentioned concerns "about my own physical safety when I give public lectures."[Email from Ben Santer]
Santer is accompanied by bodyguards at some conferences, Stephen Schneider, a prominent climate scientist with Stanford University, said earlier this month.
From: Ben Santer ... To: P.Jones@uea.ac.uk Subject: Re: CEI formal petition to derail EPA GHG endangerment finding with charge that destruction of CRU raw data undermines integrity of global temperature record Date: Fri, 09 Oct 2009 11:07:56 -0700
.... Next time I see Pat Michaels at a scientific meeting, I'll be tempted to beat the crap out of him. Very tempted.