Climate Study: Conservatives Aren't Insane, They're Just Ignorant

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A climate psychology study by UQ Professor Matthew Hornsey suggests evidence that Conservatives are all conspiracy nuts is weak; Matthew instead believes that Conservatives have been manipulated through vested interest “ignorance-building strategies” into doubting the climate consensus. ‘It’s all about vested interests’: untangling conspiracy, conservatism and climate scepticism Graham Readfearn…

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Lewandowsky's big 'conspiracy theory' seems to be more about his own actions

Steve McIntyre writes: Lewandowsky Ghost-wrote Conclusions of UWA Ethics Investigation into “Hoax” Following the retraction of Lewandowsky’s Fury, the validity of University of Western Australia ethics “investigations” is again in the news. At present, we have negligible information on the University’s investigation into Fury, but we do have considerable (previously unanalysed) information on their earlier…