WIKILEAKS: Clinton Campaign Fudged Climate Change Data – Inflated Emission Numbers


Wikileaks released another 2,000 Podesta emails on Thursday morning.

This was the group’s 5th release on the Podesta emails.

The Clinton Campaign admits to fudging climate change data in an email released today.



Vessel News reported:

“From: [email protected] [mailto:[email protected]] On Behalf Of Kristina Costa
Sent: Monday, September 07, 2015 7:48 PM

To: Joel Benenson
Cc: Speech Drafts; Approvals Account; Nikki Budzinski; Trevor Houser; Ben Kobren; Pete Ogden

Subject: Re: Energy infrastructure fact sheet & KXL oped

Recirculating both the fact sheet and op-ed reflecting edits and comments from Jake, Nikki, and Joel. In answer to research: changed 20 to 40, and Trevor can provide calculations based on EIA data, if reporters need it, on the Mexico/Canada trade point. It isn’t written up neatly in one place online, unfortunately. Joel, we pumped up the climate impacts but in discussing with Jake decided we do still need to address why she’s making her position known, when she has previously said she will wait for the President to make a decision. Added a line about wanting to let voters know where she stands, and added a more expansive graf about making the US the leader in fighting climate change and becoming a clean energy superpower. Nipped and tucked elsewhere to keep the word count down. Knowing we are still working out rollout timing – comms, policy, political, do you clear these to go forward to the book? Thanks all.”

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