Skip to comments.Lennart Bengtsson: ‘Some People Like My Views, Others Don’t – That’s How Science Should Be’
Posted on 05/15/2014 10:37:03 AM PDT by Excellence
Professor Lennart Bengtsson, 79, a leading academic from the University of Reading, left the high-profile Global Warming Policy Foundation as a result of the threats, which he described as virtually unbearable.
The group was set up by former Tory Chancellor Lord Lawson and are sceptical about radical policy changes aimed at combating global warming.
The Swedish climatologist, who has published more than 200 papers, said he received hundreds of emails from colleagues criticising his decision to switch to the organisation.
His defection was described as the biggest switch from the pro-climate change lobby to the sceptic camp to date.
He was also abused on science blogs, with one describing the people who condemned him as respectable and that his actions amounted to silliness.
Another described him as a crybaby.
However, the main pressure came from the US, where a government employee [emphasis mine] refused to be a co-author on a paper because of his links to the controversial group.
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It’s part of the fascist mentality of the left, all dissent must be punished and destroyed utterly
I’m not interested in their views. I want facts.