But if it is indeed a hoax then why is the Defense Science Board looking into it?
The United States' Department of Defense needs to know more about how climate change affects global security, recommends a report by the the department's science advisers, the Defense Science Board (DSB).Why waste all that time (and money) looking into something that Climategate proved to be a fraud?
Here's the report, if you wanted to read it yourself.
If this general argument of mine looks familiar, it's because it is. I made it way back in August, 2009. Then it was the National Intelligence Council - from the last months of the Bush Administration.
Still not a hoax.