John Cook, Lewandowsky Claim Psychological Vaccine Against Climate Wrongthink

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Cartoonist John Cook has attempted to employ his personal expertise on strange aberrations to help our old friend Stephan Lewandowsky create a psychological “vaccine”, to reduce the influence of climate skeptics. Scientists are testing a “vaccine” against climate change denial “Inoculating” people against misinformation may give scientific facts a shot…

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Debate between John Cook and Marc Morano in Paris

Marc Morano writes: A debate just finished within the hour here today.  Cook interviewed me on camera and I audio recorded for my protection.  He is going to post full video. But in meantime, anyone can post full audio.  The entire global warming debate was discussed. 97% claims, etc.  Richard Tol, Anthony Watts,  Steve Goddard,…

Saturday satire – The Strange World of John Cook

Josh writes: As you know John Cook, of Skeptical Science blog, has been impersonating Lubos Motl, read Lubos blog here, but also posted here on WUWT and the Air Vent, here and here. Why John Cook thought this was a good idea remains a mystery. But then it has been a strange week with Peter Wadhams convinced there is a conspiracy against him. Are…

A Review of John Cook's UQx DENIAL 101x

By James Cook (no relation) DENIAL 101x is a University of Queensland MOOC being promoted as helping people understand the new phenomenon of “Science Denialism”, led by John Cook, a career drumbeater for Global Warming. According to the narration, Denialism is distinguishable from normal Scientific Skepticism by fact that the evidence is considered after one…

Somebody in psychology finally 'gets it' about Stephan Lewandowsky and John Cook and their 'smear science'

Social psychologist Jose Duarte pulls no punches in describing Lewandowsky’s failures of science in the “Moon Hoax” paper and the later retracted “Fury” paper. And then goes on to describe failure in Cook’s 97% consensus paper. Excerpts follow. in their abstract they say: “Endorsement of free markets also predicted the rejection of other established scientific…