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Modern anti-science was created by the tobacco industry in the 1950s and then used against climate science, often by the same well-experienced think tanks and individuals.  Tobacco anti-science is strangely entangled with climate anti-science, as the attached report shows in detail involving Fred Singer's SEPP, Joseph Bast's Heartland, and more. (Fakery 2  10/25/12 updates this post with more data.)

Joseph D'Aleo

Joseph (Joe) D'Aleo

 Credentials 

  • BS, MS, University of Wisconsin
  • Attended Doctoral program at NYU.

Source: [1]

While some sources mention that Joe D'Aleo attended studies at NYU, it is unclear if he graduated.

 Background

Joseph D'Aleo is a former college professor of Meteorology at Lyndon State College.

Nicola Scafetta

Nicola Scafetta

 Credentials

  •  Ph.D., Physics, University of North Texas. [1]

 Background 

Nicola Scafetta is a research scientist at Duke University Physics Department. He is known for proposing a phenomenological theory of climate change, claiming that oscillations induced by solar changes and other astronomical influences can affect climate.

Monckton Goes Postal Over RealScience Riposte

Journalist and failed politician Christopher Walter (the self-celebrating Third Viscount Monckton of Brenchley) has launched a blustering counter-attack on Dr. Gavin Schmidt at RealClimate, attempting to avenge Schmidt's impertinence for picking apart Monckton's amateur science submission to a newsletter of the American Physical Society.

I won't wade into the science: Drs. Schmidt and (Tim) Lambert (at Deltoid ) have done an admirable job of that already. But Monckton's tactics are evident even in the way he sets up his piece.

Sppinstitute: Truth in Advertising

The Science and Public Policy Institute, which has been the chief vehicle for peddling the discredited article by Dr. Klaus-Martin Schulte, has a perfectly appropriate alternative web address: sppinstitute.org.

No science to be found, but plenty of “sppin.”

William Kininmonth

william-kininmonth

William Kininmonth

 Credentials

  • M.Admin (Monash U).
  • M.Sc (Colo State U).
  • B.Sc (UWA).

Source: [1]

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