Monthly Archives: April 2013

A Tale of Two Steves

Stephan Lewandowsky, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, formerly of the University of Western Australia, now of Bristol University, England, recently published a paper establishing a causal link between climate denial and belief that the Apollo moon landing was a hoax. This … Continue reading

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Lew’s Gong: like … wow.

I’ve noted in comments on previous articles how Lewandowsky continues to hold his own in the media, from the New Yorker to the Daily Beast. Now there’s this from http://bristol.ac.uk/news/2013/9330.html “Two Bristol academics are among the 27 new Royal Society … Continue reading

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Lew’s Guru and the Science of a Beautiful You

A number of us have been writing letters of complaint to the publishers of Lewandowsky’s two papers insulting climate sceptics, and to the University of Western Australia, with a view to getting the papers withdrawn. I have a feeling our … Continue reading

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Socialism for Sceptics

There’s an adoring article by Leo Hickman at http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/12/jeremy-grantham-environmental-philanthropist-interview on Jeremy Grantham and the millions he gives every year to fighting climate change. That’s the same Leo Hickman who thought he had the scoop of the century  a few months … Continue reading

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BishopHill’s Angels on the Warpath

Update 8th April When I put this article up I posted links to it at Climate Resistance, New Left Project, TalkingClimate (where Chris Shaw’s article has been posted, so far without comments) and, a day later, at Chris Shaw’s own … Continue reading

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The Lewandowsky Endgame

Lots of people are wondering why serious sceptic blogs like ClimateAudit, http://climateaudit.org/2013/04/03/tom-curtis-writes/ Wattsupwiththat http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/04/03/lewandowsky-paper-provisionally-removed-due-to-complaints/ and BishopHill http://bishophill.squarespace.com/blog/2013/4/3/lew-two-in-doo-doo.html are devoting so much attention to the Lewandowsky papers and the question of whether Lew and John Cook were fibbing when they said … Continue reading

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