Study: A Quarter of Climate Denier Tweets are Bots

Guest essay by Eric Worrall John Cook and Lewandowsky appear to have moved on from claiming climate skeptics are mentally defective to a new position, a claim that climate skeptics…

Mann and Lewandowsky's polar bear paper enters bizzaroland: Climate change leads to more…neurosurgery for polar bears?

The two most bizarre people in the climate debate have now had the most bizarre thing happen to them and their garbage science paper that basically become a peer reviewd…

Lew’ed behavior: The Strange Case of the Psychologist, the Gun and the Foot

Guest opinion by John Ridgway “Return your sword to its place, for all who will take up the sword, will die by the sword.” – Mathew, 26:52 Fans of Stephan…

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…

Get your mind right – Embrace the 'Lewandowsky Hypothesis'

  Guest essay by Peter O’Brien I gave up reading Robert Ludlum novels about forty years ago. The highly convoluted and improbable plots became just too irritating. But recently, thanks…

Lewandowsky's Psychological Science publishing hoax reaches the media

From Paul Matthew’s Climate Scepticism blog: In the blogosphere, the hoax paper by Lewandowsky, Oberauer and Gignac,  NASA faked the moon landing—therefore, (climate) science is a hoax was exposed soon after it…

Stephan Lewandowsky's "Moon Landing Paper" scathingly criticized by team of psychologists in a new book

There is a new book about to be published titled: The Social Psychology of Morality,  which is to be published by the Psychology Press. I and several other skeptic bloggers have been given…

UWA and @PsychScience look the other way on Lewandowsky's use of minors without consent in his "Conspiracist Ideation" and "Moon Landing" paper

Psychologist Dr. Jose Duarte writes: The Lewandowsky, Gignac, and Oberauer paper in PLOS ONE has been substantially corrected. I had alerted the journal last fall that there were serious errors…

Lewandowsky and Cook – back from the dead with another smear paper

Having had their first paper “Recursive Fury” retracted by the journal that originally published it, these clowns are back with a reboot that has the same sad message: “people who…

Mainstream climate scientist pushes back against Lewandowsky's 'seepage'

The indefatigable Barry Woods has left this comment over on Lewandowsky’s “Shaping Tomorrow’s World” blog on “seepage”. It features IPCC lead author Professor Peter Thorne, who is none too happy…

Lewandowsky's Competing Theories for Source of Bias in Scientific Research

You Ought to Have a Look:  By Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. “Chip” Knappenberger Two papers were announced this week that sought to examine the sources of bias in…

A disturbance in the farce: Another hateful and pointless paper from Stephan Lewandowsky and Naomi Oreskes

Lewpaper, version 3.0, now with even more rhetoric. One wonders if the University of Bristol has any shame. Barry Woods has an excellent comment that follows, pointing out how this…

Finally: peer reviewed pushback against the Lewandowsky, Oberauer, and Gignac paper

Paul Matthews writes: Ruth Dixon and Jonathan Jones have had a comment published in Psychological Science criticising the LOG ‘Moon hoax’ paper (Psych Science) and LGO ‘Role of Conspiracist Ideation’…

32,757 year old survey participant skews Lewandowsky paper – Defective data, demonstrably defective conclusion

Guest essay by Eric Worrall. JoNova reports on a hilarious error in Lewandowsky’s paper “The Role of Conspiracist Ideation and Worldviews in Predicting Rejection of Science” . The calculated age…

More insane conspiracy theory from Dr. Stephan Lewandowsky of Bristol University

A new paper by Stephan Lewandowsky once again projects his own conspiracy ideation onto skeptics Extract: One known element of conspiratorial thinking is its ‘self-sealing’ quality (Keeley 1999, Bale 2007,…

Wrapped in Lew Papers: The psychology of climate psychologization – Part3

Guest essay by Andy West ∙Third of 3 posts examining papers by Lewandowsky & co-authors before ‘conspiracy ideation’ claims. These papers warn of cognitive bias effects, all of which occur…

Wrapped in Lew Papers: The psychology of climate psychologization – Part2

This is the second of 3 posts by Andy West examining papers by Lewandowsky & co-authors before ‘conspiracy ideation’ claims. These papers warn of cognitive bias effects, all of which…

Wrapped in Lew Papers: The psychology of climate psychologization – Part1

Guest essay by Andy West ∙First of 3 posts examining papers by Lewandowsky & co-authors before ‘conspiracy ideation’ claims. These papers warn of cognitive bias effects, all of which occur…

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…

More on the Lewandowsky and Oreskes Co-Authored Paper Risbey et al. (2014)

In this post, we’ll discuss more inconsistencies in the recently published paper Risbey et al. (2014). These are major flaws in the paper…above and beyond the faults and curiosities discussed…

Lewandowsky and Oreskes Are Co-Authors of a Paper about ENSO, Climate Models and Sea Surface Temperature Trends (Go Figure!)

UPDATE 2: Animation 1 from this post is happily displaying the differences between the “Best” models and observations in the first comment at a well-known alarmist blog. Please see update…

A courtesy note ahead of publication for Risbey et al. 2014

People send me stuff. In this case I have received an embargoed paper and press release from Nature from another member of the news media who wanted me to look…

Full Moon on Lewandowsky

Climate Psychologist with the Right Stuff Stephan Lewandosky et al (including John Cook and Mike Marriott) published a paper called Recursive Fury, now retracted, psychoanalyzing climate skeptics’ opinions and categorizing…

Lewandowsky's 'downfall'

Bishop Hill notes: Geoff Chambers points me to the (almost inevitable) “Downfall” video to accompany Stephan Lewandowsky’s recent (Fury paper retraction) demise. Enjoy.