James Cook University Researchers Refuted: “Ocean Acidification Does not Impair” Fish behaviour

Reposted from NoTricksZone By P Gosselin on 27. June 2021 Die kalte Sonne’s latest video here looks at a recent paper on ocean acidification and the impact it had been claimed to have on…

The Idea of Academic Freedom, Explained by Stone and Forrest*

Reposted from Jennifer Marohasy’s Blog June 25, 2021 By admin Does the principle of academic freedom protect Australian academics who engage in pointed public criticism of their academic colleagues, and university governance?…

James Cook University Walks Back Extreme Global Warming Coral Extinction Claims

Peter Ridd is right – the Great Barrier Reef is not in immediate danger of dying. James Cook University, Peter Ridd’s adversary in his unfair dismissal court case, has just…

Big Victory in War of Academic Freedom

The Institute of Public Affairs has today welcomed the historic judgement of the High Court in the case of James Cook University (JCU) v Peter Ridd, which has given Dr…

Academic Freedom VS JCU: Reef Scientist Peter Ridd Vows to Fight On

Courageous Reef Scientist Peter Ridd needs your help. He plans to continue the battle against James Cook University, to protect the right of Australian professors to be uncollegial, their right…

University Appeal Upheld, Peter Ridd Loses – We all Lose

On 2 May 2018, Professor Peter Ridd was sacked by James Cook University for serious misconduct. It all started when he called-out his colleague Terry Hughes for falsely claiming healthy…

Inside Peter Ridd’s fight for freedom of speech on climate change.

A fantastic series from the Institute of public affairs. The Heretic is an insiders’ account of Peter Ridd’s ongoing legal battle with James Cook University. It tells the story of…

Peter Ridd case Appealed by James Cook University.

Peter Ridd Action Fund is here. From the action fund page. JCU Appeals. We must fight again,  and will need about $1.5M AUD to take this as far as the…

Dr. Peter Ridd on the Free Speech Crisis At Universities

Marine Geophysicist, Dr Peter Ridd, has said his experience with James Cook University, and the slow take up by universities to the free speech model code proposed by former High…

The @JCU ‘Bad Riddance’

by Gideon Rozner Republished with permission from:The Spectator Australia, 9 March 2019 When the Left talks derisively about ‘climate deniers’, they probably imagine someone very different from Dr Peter Ridd.…

Peter Ridd case has been set for 26-28 March with Judge Vasta but yet to have a courtroom assigned.

Information may be found here. For Background https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/12/02/update-on-peter-ridd-legal-action/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/11/05/no-judge-available-to-hear-peter-ridd-in-federal-court/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/19/an-update-from-peter-ridd-on-his-legal-case-against-jcu/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/11/give-it-up-james-cook-university-even-the-guardian-sympathises-with-climate-skeptic-peter-ridd/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/06/04/update-on-dr-peter-ridd-and-the-firestorm-engulfing-the-bureautwits-jcu/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/05/22/former-aussie-prime-minister-sacking-peter-ridd-was-an-attack-on-science/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/05/18/climate-skeptic-professor-peter-ridd-fired-for-his-views-by-james-cook-university-jcu/ https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/02/08/peter-ridd-hits-back-at-jcu-james-cook-university-hard/ HT/LdB

Update on Peter Ridd Legal Action

Update 10 Posted by Peter Ridd     Dear All, Just as we were finishing preparations for the court case next week, we found out today that there has been…

Abnormal extreme weather? Just another scare tactic

Why Nobody Ever Calls The Weather Normal By Dr. Matt Ridley WHEN the history of the global warming scare comes to be written, a chapter should be devoted to the…

Wild claim from University of East Anglia

No mays, coulds, or mights here in this press release headline from UEA. They say “will“.  As usual, they assume nature so poorly equipped her creations that they can’t adapt.…

Bob Carter's essay in FP: Policymakers have quietly given up trying to cut ­carbon dioxide emissions

Deal with climate reality as it unfolds Special to Financial Post  May 23, 2012 By Dr. Bob Carter Over the last 18 months, policymakers in Canada, the U.S. and Japan have…

Re-name “Earth Hour” to “Energy Hour” and base it on sound science

Doing the right things for the wrong reasons is a serious mistake Ottawa, Canada, March 28, 2012: “Earth Hour is yet another symbol of how climate activists have hijacked the…

Australian hybrid fish story – Media jumps the shark

Pretty much everyone who has seen this today shakes their head and wonders. I’m wondering too. First, the story which is being serially regurgitated without any thought in media outlets…

Sea cucumbers: Dissolving coral reefs?

From the Carnegie Institution  and Stanford University comes word of this paper in JGR. Washington, D.C. — Coral reefs are extremely diverse ecosystems that support enormous biodiversity. But they are…

CO2 deafens "Nemo" – or, how many ichthyologists can you fit in that car?

We’ve already had a “climate craziness of the week” so I’ll just file this bit of blather under another category. First, this article in The Independent, which aims to scare…