date: Fri, 30 May 2008 12:58:34 +0100
from: Tim Osborn <t.osbornatXYZxyz.ac.uk>
subject: Re: request for your emails
to: Caspar Ammann <ammannatXYZxyzr.edu>
Hi again Caspar,
I don't think it is necessary for you to dig through any emails you
may have sent us to determine your answer.
Our question is a more general one, which is whether you generally
consider emails that you sent us to have been sent in confidence. If
you do, then we will use this as a reason to decline the request.
At 00:36 28/05/2008, Caspar Ammann wrote:
>Oh MAN! will this crap ever end??
>Well, I will have to properly answer in a couple days when I get a
>chance digging through emails. I don't recall from the top of my
>head any specifics about IPCC.
>I'm also sorry that you guys have to go through this BS. You all did
>an outstanding job and the IPCC report certainly reflects that
>science and literature in an accurate and balanced way.
>On May 27, 2008, at 5:03 PM, Tim Osborn wrote:
>>I hope everything's fine with you.
>>Our university has received a request, under the UK Freedom of Information
>>law, from someone called David Holland for emails or other documents that
>>you may have sent to us that discuss any matters related to the IPCC
>>We are not sure what our university's response will be, nor have we even
>>checked whether you sent us emails that relate to the IPCC assessment or
>>that we retained any that you may have sent.
>>However, it would be useful to know your opinion on this matter. In
>>particular, we would like to know whether you consider any emails that you
>>sent to us as confidential.
>>Sorry to bother you with this,
>>Tim (cc Keith & Phil)
>Caspar M. Ammann
>National Center for Atmospheric Research
>Climate and Global Dynamics Division - Paleoclimatology
>1850 Table Mesa Drive
>Boulder, CO 80307-3000
>email: <mailto:ammannatXYZxyzr.edu>ammannatXYZxyzr.edu tel:
>303-497-1705 fax: 303-497-1348
Dr Timothy J Osborn, Academic Fellow
Climatic Research Unit
School of Environmental Sciences
University of East Anglia
Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK