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What does CRU stand for?

CRU stands for Climatic Research Unit

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House of Representatives is Texas Republican John Carter, who reports on his website that the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and the East Anglia Climatic Research Unit in Great Britain--two of the world's foremost authorities on the extent and severity of global warming--hid their own research results showing that world temperatures have not actually been rising, but in fact have been falling, over the past several years.
Professor Phil Jones, from the University of East Anglia's climatic research unit, said: "This indicates that British winters have become increasingly unsettled.
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.