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Lindzen’s whoppers on 2GB

2GB have continued their practice of never talking to mainstream climate scientists with an interview with Richard Lindzen. It’s hard to pick Lindzen’s biggest whopper. Richard Littlemore thinks it is Lindzen’s untruth that there is no evidence for any change in polar ice sheets. Skeptical Science points to Lindzen’s untruth that the Earth has warmed…

Dessler debates Lindzen

Andrew Dessler sends me a link to his debate with Richard Lindzen. I agree with Dessler’s assessment that Lindzen’s case was very weak. Watch it and make up your own mind. Dessler also sends me a link to his new paper that demonstrates that the claims of Paltridge et al (2009) (touted at Climate Audit)…

The Australian renews its war on science by printing an opinion piece by Richard Lindzen. Arthur Smith comments: From his latest piece one can only conclude that either Lindzen has descended into the epistemic closure of paranoia and conspiracy theories that has become far too prevalent among some Americans lately or, worse, that he is…

Lindzen in WSJ

Judd Legum has already debunked Richard Lindzen’s repetition of Benny Peiser’s discredited study, but I want to add one point. Lindzen wrote: More recently, a study in the journal Science by the social scientist Nancy Oreskes claimed that a search of the ISI Web of Knowledge Database for the years 1993 to 2003 under the…

Richard Lindzen has jumped on Bob Carter’s global warming stopped in 1998 bandwagon. Here’s one slide from a presentation he gave at right-wing Swedish think tank.

Last month I wrote about how junkscience.com and The Advancement of Sound Science Coalition were fronts set up by tobacco companies to oppose regulatioon of smoking. Chris Mooney published a very interesting article in the Washington Post on the use of the phrase “sound science” by other industry funded groups to oppose government regulation. Iain…