Willie Soon

500 sign petition to Smithsonian in defense of Dr. Willie Soon – Guess Smithsonian’s answer

Guest essay by H. Sterling BurnettMore than 500 scientists, colleagues, and friends of Willie Soon, Ph.D. signed a letter sent, along with accompanying supporting documents, to the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents defending the award-winning solar physicist against false allegations he failed to disclose conflicts of interest in publications requiring such admissions. The letter notes…

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Union of Concerned Scientists – hoisted on their own petard

Guest essay by Russell Cook. First, I must credit my newest Twitter follower Geoff Simon for the news item on his timeline today about the latest web page from The Union of Concerned Scientists, “The Climate Deception Dossiers.” Don’t be expecting detailed UCS analysis of problematic science assessments, you need only read their subtitle to…

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Journalistic Failure: Revkin on Watts/Peterson

Guest Opinion by Kip Hansen Foreword: It pains me to write this opinion piece. As long-term readers here know, I have often defended Andy Revkin, ex-NY Times Environmental Journalist turned NY Times Opinion Section Environmental Columnist, here at WUWT, opening myself to attacks ranging from childish to vicious, and occasionally childishly vicious. Of course, when…

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Senator Whitehouse: Use the RICO law against climate “Deniers”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Senator Whitehouse has a conspiracy theory, about why people aren’t embracing skyrocketing energy prices and a substantially degraded quality of life. According to Whitehouse; Fossil fuel companies and their allies are funding a massive and sophisticated campaign to mislead the American people about the environmental harm caused by carbon pollution.…