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 “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two papers insulting climate sceptics, and to the University of Western Australia, with a view to getting the papers withdrawn.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 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, Wattsupwiththat and BishopHill 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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