Tag Archives: Conspiracy theory

Stephan Lewandowsky’s ethical lapses allowed his science to be published without oversight

As if there could be any more ludicrous antics from this plonker, we now find that Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky pulled a bait and switch on ethical approvals for his psychological research papers at the University of Western Australia that were … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t Lewandowsky study this phenomenon?

One of the favorite smears from Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky used to try to diminish the arguments of climate skeptics is to create dodgy psuedo-scientific psychological studies with a bent on trying to prove that skeptics are conspiracy theorists. Except for … Continue reading

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Another plonker from Lewandowsky

UPDATE: It seems another poll/study flies in the face of what Lewandowsky claims about “Free Market Thinkers” Ouch, that’s gotta hurt. See below. NOTE: The section after the graphic has also been updated for clarity by contributor A. Scott. – … Continue reading

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Second Lewandowsky conspiracy theory paper delinked from journal

I’ve been waiting to get some confirmation on this since yesterday , and now that I have it, I can state that the link to the second Lew paper Recursive fury: Conspiracist ideation in the blogosphere in response to research on … Continue reading

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McIntyre’s dissection of the Cook-Lewandowsky “Lying/deceiving/incompetence” complex

You don’t need a degree in psychology to figure this one out, you simply need to be an astute observer. Steve McIntyre writes: Last fall, Geoff Chambers and Barry Woods established beyond a shadow of a doubt that no blog … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the recent Lewandowsky-Cook conspiracy theory

Reversing Curie Guest post by Tom Fuller from The Lukewarmer’s Way The online journal Frontiers promises open access and peer review. They have recently published Stefan Lewandowsky’s paper ‘Recursive Fury: conspiracist ideation in the blogosphere in response to research on conspiracist ideation’. … Continue reading

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Stephan Lewandowsky and John Cook – making things up

Fabricated quotes and gross distortions are used to paint skeptics as conspiracy nuts.  The question is, is it a conspiracy, or is it just incompetence? Guest post by Brandon Shollenberger Many people have shown interest and scorn for a recently … Continue reading

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Lewandowsky’s latest smear paper gets pulled from the journal website

Readers may recall these two recent WUWT stories: More shameless conspiracy theory from the ‘Skeptical Science’ smear quest team Lewandowsky’s bear-baiting behavior Tonight I’m pleased to report, that one skeptic who stood up and complained about Lewandowsky’s libelous claims, has … Continue reading

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Lewandowsky’s bear-baiting behavior

Skeptic Baiting and Academic Misconduct Guest post by Tom Fuller, writing at The Lukewarmer’s Way I see here at Watts Up With That that Australian professor Stephan Lewandowsky has teamed up with other climate activists to publish a paper designed to … Continue reading

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More shameless conspiracy theory from the ‘Skeptical Science’ smear quest team

You’ve all heard of a religious “grail quest“, I submit what we have here is an ongoing religious “smear quest”. The cartoonist (John Cook, purveyor of the laughably named “Skeptical Science”) and the psychologist (Stephan Lewandowsky), the two rightmost people … Continue reading

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Mann overboard! Pot, kettle, conspiracy edition

While dodging the issue of his own ten thousand dollar speaking fees this past week, Mike Mann thinks its all a big hugely funded conspiracy (like those WUWT calendar sales). From a hilarious interview at The Independent: A climate scientist … Continue reading

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Not quite Friday Funny

Over at Skeptical Science, SkS founder John  Cook has gone on the full defensive because of the linking of conspiracy “moon landing was faked” author Stephan Lewandowsky to Mr. Cook (and his website) and of offhand comments about his website … Continue reading

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The Daily Lew – Issue 6 – drill baby, drill.

LewWorld has increased its spin and is now “drilling into noise“. The resulting increased spin and precession looks to be creating dangerous wobble on LewWorld. Meanwhile while Lew is drilling for noise, McIntyre has tried to get the same results … Continue reading

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‘…we need a conspiracy to save humanity’

I posted this on the Daily Lew Issue 5 as an update, but I decided it was so telling of the state of mind for the SkS crowd that it needed its own separate post. This also happens to be … Continue reading

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The Daily Lew – Issue 5

(See the update below where SkS compares Climate Skeptics to the Viet Cong along with needing….”a conspiracy to save humanity”.) LewWorld continues to crumble from within and Skeptical Science has been exposed as conspiracy theory central, according to Dr. Judith … Continue reading

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The Daily Lew – Issue 3

LewWorld is a busy place these days. Claims of conspiracy theory are supplemented with even more claims of conspiracy theory when some obvious flaws to data and methodology are pointed out, like faked responses. Faked responses abound in the Lewandowsky … Continue reading

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The Daily Lew

So much happening in LewWorld, so little time. I’ve decided to simply aggregate all of the posts on Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky into one news item. First my own observation. Yesterday, Lewandowsky wrote this: I have several phone conversations scheduled for … Continue reading

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Replication of Lewandowsky Survey

Guest post by A. Scott There has been considerable discussion about the methodology and data regarding the recent paper “Lewandowsky, S., Oberauer, K., & Gignac, C. E. (in press). NASA faked the moon landing – therefore (climate) science is a … Continue reading

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Saturday Silliness – Skip to the Lew

Dr. Stephan Lewandowsy’s recent claim that because skeptics and lukewarmers alike ask to see emails, it amounts to conspiracy theory … So now there’s a conspiracy theory going around that I didn’t contact them. …has inspired Josh yet again.

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Lewandowsky thinks failure to get or find email is conspiracy theory

Wow, this Lewandowsky story just keeps getting more bizarre. It’s like nothing I’ve even seen before. On DeSmog Blog, Lewandowsky says we are victims of “conspiratorial thinking” and promises “four more people will have egg on their faces.” Great, bring … Continue reading

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