Posts tagged ‘Nobel Peace Prize’

Woodrow Clark: Thin Nobel Gruel

A fake Nobel keynote speaker played an embarrassingly minor role in the IPCC.

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Continue Reading March 1, 2014 at 2:20 pm

Green Energy Trade Show Hires Fake Nobel Laureate

A press release issued this week falsely describes economist Woodrow Clark as a Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Continue Reading February 27, 2014 at 3:41 pm

Ad Featuring Roger Pulwarty Withdrawn

York University is no longer running an ad that mistakenly implied that one of its graduates is a Peace Prize laureate.

Continue Reading November 14, 2013 at 7:47 am

IPCC Author Stars in Sleazy, Fake Nobel Ad Campaign

A York University advertising campaign falsely implies that Roger Pulwarty has won a Nobel Peace Prize.

Continue Reading November 9, 2013 at 12:56 pm

NYTimes Calls this Blog ‘Hostile’ to the IPCC

The New York Times reports on the IPCC leak I publicized yesterday.

Continue Reading November 2, 2013 at 10:15 am

Canadian MP Withdraws False Nobel Claim

Kirsty Duncan no longer describes herself as a “Nobel Peace Prize laureate” on her Facebook page.

Continue Reading October 31, 2013 at 11:31 am

Kirsty Duncan: Canada’s Fake Nobel Laureate Member of Parliament

Kirsty Duncan’s Facebook page says she’s been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Being 1 of 39 people involved in one chapter (out of 11) of an obscure report is apparently all it takes.

Continue Reading October 23, 2013 at 3:01 pm

Fake Nobel Laureates & the White House

What happens to people who claim to be Peace Prize winners even though they aren’t? They get a job at the White House.

Continue Reading October 17, 2013 at 12:10 pm

Official Launch of FakeNobelLaureates.com

Michael Mann’s boss at Penn State University – Dean William Easterling – falsely claims to be a Nobel laureate on his CV.

Continue Reading October 16, 2013 at 4:56 pm

2 Arctic Circle Fake Nobel Laureates

According to the agenda of an upcoming conference, three Nobel laureates will be participating. But only one of them is genuine.

Continue Reading October 8, 2013 at 12:40 pm

Fake Nobel Laureate Steve Running

Like those sad souls who walk around with military medals they themselves didn’t earn on their chests, a forestry professor continues to bask in undeserved glory.

Continue Reading October 6, 2013 at 10:45 am

9,000 Nobel Pretenders

The unadorned truth was door number one. Cringe-worthy exaggeration was door number two. The IPCC made the wrong call.

Continue Reading September 27, 2013 at 5:15 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 5)

Rather than speaking truth to power, activists have been parroting claims by the establishment that the IPCC chairman is a Nobel Prize winner.

Continue Reading September 22, 2013 at 10:10 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 4)

Multiple UN entities falsely describe the chairman of the IPCC as a Nobel prize winner.

Continue Reading September 19, 2013 at 7:26 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 3)

The day after the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize ceremony, the Office of the Prime Minister of Norway made false declarations about the head of the IPCC.

Continue Reading September 17, 2013 at 9:24 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 2)

Why has Yale University promulgated the fiction that the chairman of the IPCC is a Nobel laureate?

Continue Reading September 15, 2013 at 7:18 am

Rajendra Pachauri, Fake Nobel Laureate (Part 1)

Why does the New York Academy of Sciences falsely call the chairman of the IPCC a Nobel laureate?

Continue Reading September 14, 2013 at 8:56 am

The IPCC, UFOs & Pseudoscience

The head of the IPCC has written a novel in which the central character is infatuated with pseudoscience and in which UFO enthusiast Shirley MacLaine is presented as credible. The final installment of the Nobel Laureate Summer Reading series.

Continue Reading July 31, 2013 at 11:08 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 4

Girl spurns boy, marries someone else, and is anally raped on her honeymoon. Girl comes crawling back to boy, begging for forgiveness, and pleading for one more chance.

Continue Reading July 29, 2013 at 10:22 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 3

There’s nothing wrong with writing a sex-saturated novel. But IPCC chairman Rajendra Pachauri says this book is “all about spirituality.”

Continue Reading July 27, 2013 at 8:09 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 2

Between the ages of four and six, our hero is judged to be the smartest, gets “revenge against the whole world,” and is preferred by the girls.

Continue Reading July 25, 2013 at 10:47 am

Nobel Laureate Summer Reading – Part 1

Tidbit #1 from Rajendra Pachauri’s 2010 novel. HSBC, the huge multinational bank, has linked its brand to this strange, stilted prose.

Continue Reading July 24, 2013 at 11:23 am

Mark Jaccard Re-Writes History

A Simon Fraser University economist declared, on his blog in May, “I have never spoken or written of myself as a Nobel laureate.” After I unearthed written testimony to the contrary, he quietly rewrote the post, removing that denial.

Continue Reading July 23, 2013 at 5:47 pm

The Open Letter to American Universities

Eminent individuals are urging US educators to encourage a genuine campus debate about fossil fuels.

Continue Reading June 11, 2013 at 3:37 pm

Two Quotes from Mark Jaccard: 2013 vs 2011

An economist who insists he’s never described himself as a Nobel laureate did, indeed, do so. In written testimony.

Continue Reading May 15, 2013 at 8:44 am

Speakers’ Bureau Still Says Jaccard is a Nobel Laureate

Press releases, event posters, news stories & speakers’ bureaus have all falsely described economist Mark Jaccard as a Nobel winner. He says it isn’t his fault.

Continue Reading May 14, 2013 at 9:20 am

Secret Climate Meetings

Confronted with what some believe is a house on fire, Canadian Members of Parliament retire to the shadows and whisper to each other in secret.

Continue Reading April 28, 2013 at 10:15 am

A Few Crumbs of Pastry: More Nobel Nonsense

What happens when you slice half a pie into 9,000 pieces? You get a few crumbs of pastry.

Continue Reading April 18, 2013 at 10:01 am

Mark Jaccard, Counterfeit Nobel Laureate

Canadian economist Mark Jaccard is falsely described as a Nobel laureate in the headline of a press release – and then on the front page of a newspaper.

Continue Reading April 16, 2013 at 2:52 pm

Meet ‘One of the World’s Foremost Climate Scientists’

Andrew Weaver: climate modeler, Green Party deputy leader, Greenpeace promoter.

Continue Reading January 25, 2013 at 1:33 pm

2 IPCC Announcements

In an official statement, the IPCC says it’s improper for any of its personnel to describe themselves as Nobel laureates. But the statement is all but invisible on the IPCC’s website.

Continue Reading November 20, 2012 at 4:42 am

IPCC Author Becomes Green Party Apparatchik

A lead author of the IPCC’s ‘hard science’ section is a Green Party candidate and deputy leader.

Continue Reading October 26, 2012 at 9:50 am

The Activist Economist & the IPCC (Part 1)

How can claims that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is objective be taken seriously when one of its authors has been arrested at an anti-coal protest?

Continue Reading May 24, 2012 at 3:09 pm

Chris Landsea and the Moral Midgets

The scientific community expects us to trust its judgment on the question of whether global warming is the fault of human beings. But its response to the Chris Landsea affair demonstrates that that judgment is impaired.

Continue Reading July 7, 2011 at 5:02 pm

Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Critiqued

An opinion piece in Scientific America alleges that, over the long term, a great deal of scientific research turns out not to be true. Independent replication of research findings is apparently far less common than we think.

Continue Reading June 2, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Slivers of the Nobel Pie

When a cycling group told its members they were going to hear from a Nobel laureate, it didn’t explain that climate modeler Philip Duffy’s contribution to a decade-old IPCC report was limited – and tainted by conflict-of-interest.

Continue Reading May 6, 2011 at 10:21 am

Credit Where It’s Due

A news account suggests Michael Oppenheimer is a class act. Rather than calling climate skeptics “deniers” he admits they might be smart people.

Continue Reading January 29, 2011 at 10:49 am

All For a Nobel Cause

How often does the media imply that IPCC Peace Prize winners are scientific Nobel laureates?

Continue Reading January 24, 2011 at 4:50 pm

IPCC Nobel Laureates Lack Scientific Credibility

IPCC insiders say many of those who shared in the 2007 Peace Prize lack appropriate scientific credentials. They were selected because they are of the right gender or come from the right country.

Continue Reading January 20, 2011 at 11:37 am

The Uses and Abuses of a Nobel Prize

A news story tells us we should believe a report because a “Nobel Prize-winning climate scientist” is associated with it. But the Nobel turns out to be the same Peace Prize awarded to Al Gore – and the report’s findings are highly improbable.

Continue Reading January 19, 2011 at 12:20 pm

Meet the IPCC’s Youngest Lead Author

At the age of 25, Richard Klein became an IPCC lead author. He held a Masters degree, and had spent a year working for Greenpeace.

Continue Reading October 21, 2010 at 7:45 am

More Grad Student Expertise

15 years prior to receiving her PhD, Sari Kovats began serving as an IPCC contributing author – followed by two stints as a lead author.

This means governments have been relying on the expertise of graduate students when making multi-billion-dollar climate change decisions.

Continue Reading October 20, 2010 at 7:51 am

Another IPCC Train Wreck: Species Extinction (Part 1)

The IPCC’s chairman tells us constantly that 20-30% of the planet’s species are at risk of extinction due to global warming. But experts in that field say the research on which the IPCC bases its conclusions is rubbish.

Continue Reading October 4, 2010 at 8:08 am

IPCC Cites an Unpublished Journal 39 Times

Climate bible authors referenced numerous yet-to-be published scientific papers in order to make their case. This raises troubling questions about the role of certain editors of certain scientific journals.

Continue Reading May 13, 2010 at 4:17 pm

What the IPCC Learned from Press Releases

The UN’s Nobel-winning, allegedly gold-standard climate bible bases factual assertions on dodgy source material like press releases.

Continue Reading April 26, 2010 at 1:45 pm

Dr. Pachauri, Call Your Office

The chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has repeatedly declared that the climate bible relies solely on peer-reviewed source material. This claim is false. Rajendra Pachauri should resign.

Continue Reading April 21, 2010 at 3:52 pm

Systemic Failure: Invasion of the Drama Queens

Drug trial results are closely scrutinized. Corporate financial statements are routinely audited. Yet science academy bureaucrats – and a lot of others who should have known better – have advised us to blindly trust IPCC reports.

Continue Reading February 6, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Weekend Roundup: Climate Boss Pachauri

Two UK newspapers call for the resignation of Rajendra Pachauri, the chairman of the IPCC. A third alleges that while he urges others to reduce their carbon footprint, he himself travels to work (one mile from his home) in a chauffeur-driven car rather than walking, cycling, or driving himself in an eco-friendly vehicle.

Continue Reading February 1, 2010 at 5:43 pm

Greenpeace and the Nobel-Winning Climate Report

The relationship between Greenpeace and the IPCC is so close that not only are the activist group’s documents cited by the climate bible, the IPCC chairman has written a forward for a Greenpeace publication. Meanwhile, a senior Greenpeace official (whose entire career has been devoted to political activism), has served as an IPCC “scientific expert reviewer.”

Continue Reading January 28, 2010 at 1:23 pm

More Dodgy Citations in the Nobel-Winning Climate Report

The climate bible cites numerous documents written by the World Wildlife Fund to back up its arguments. But this document is supposed to be a rigorous, wholly scientific assessment.

Continue Reading January 23, 2010 at 2:38 pm


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