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What does CRU stand for?

CRU stands for Climatic Research Unit

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Data quietly issued last week by the Met Office and the University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit indicated global warming had stopped some years ago - and we could be heading for a mini ice age to equal the 70-year long temperature drop that saw frost fairs held on the Thames in the 17th Century.
He stood down as the head of the university's climatic research unit in 2009 after it was claimed leaked emails suggested he knew data was "fiddled" to show evidence of global warming.
One of the biggest untold news stories in recent times concerns the admissions that the temperature data used by NOAA, NASA, Britain's University of East Anglia Climatic Research Unit (UEA-CRU), and others in their apocalyptic scenarios are hopelessly corrupted and incapable of providing any meaningful input for policy decisions, especially decisions to impose radical, global [CO.
IN March 2000, Dr David Viner, a senior research scientist at the climatic research unit of the University of East Anglia, was quoted as saying that "within a few years, winter snowfall will become a very rare and exciting event" and that "children just aren't going to know what snow is".