Fraud, breach of right of privacy and libel by Nature Communications @NatureComms

Elisa de Ranieri, editor-in-chief, Nature Communications, David Gevaux, chief “physical-sciences” editor, Fiona Gillespie, managing editor, Jasper Franke, associate editor, “Earth team”, Alexander Michael Petersen, asst. professor, engineering, Emmanuel M. Vincent, “climate communications”, Anthony LeRoy Westerling 15 August 2019 Mesdames, gentlemen, Fraud, breach of right of privacy and libel by Nature Communications My attention has been drawn to a purported “peer-reviewed” “research”…

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Fraud and corruption bring big payoffs

California judges provide stage for kangaroo court justice over Roundup weedkiller Paul Driessen San Francisco area juries have awarded cancer patients some $80 million each, based on claims that the active ingredient in Roundup weedkiller, caused their cancer – and that Bayer-Monsanto negligently or deliberately failed to warn consumers that the glyphosate it manufactures is…

Reporting the fraudulent practices behind global warming science

by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley The prison gate is about to slam thunderously shut on the global warming fraudsters. It is time to report their profitable but murderous deception to the public investigating and prosecuting authorities. To prove a fraud, though, is harder than to prove a murder. One has to demonstrate – beyond reasonable…

Keep fraudulent science out of our courtrooms

Courts should bar evidence that fails to meet basic standards of honesty, integrity and credibility Paul Driessen A California jury recently awarded $289 million in damages (later reduced to $78 million) to a former groundskeeper, who claimed the weed killer glyphosate caused his non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and Monsanto deliberately or negligently failed to warn him adequately…

Elon Musk sued for fraud by SEC, Tesla electric car company stock tanks

U.S. securities regulators on Thursday sought to force Tesla Inc. TSLA -0.67% Chief Executive Elon Musk out of the company he helped get off the ground about 15 years ago, alleging he misled shareholders when he tweeted he had funding for what would have been the largest-ever corporate buyout. The complaint filed by the Securities and Exchange Commission came after a last-minute…

The fight against fraud in peer review

We’ve all heard about fake news. Now we have deceptive scholarship. Derek Pyne, a Thompson Rivers University economist, is among the global academics determined to expose deceptive academic journals, sometimes at a risk to their careers. A determined B.C. economics professor has journeyed into the heart of a dark world where academics seeking to advance their…

Why is it that so many prominent environmental campaigners turn out to be such scumbags, sleazebags, hypocrites or frauds?

by James Delingpole Why is it that so many prominent environmental campaigners turn out to be such scumbags, sleazebags, hypocrites or frauds? The latest to be exposed is, of course, New York’s ex-Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. When Schneiderman wasn’t busy – allegedly – “choking, beating and threatening”  women, he was busy bullying the people he calls…