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Message to the President of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

In the ongoing effort to clearly summarize their position, CLINTEL has published a Scientific Manifesto in the form of ten propositions. These specifically address, among other things, the role of National Academies in protecting the integrity of science, in the face of alarmist dogma. Since the U.S. National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has [...]

By |14 July 2020|Categories: News, USA|Comments Off on Message to the President of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Scientific Manifesto

On 11 June 2020 the undersigned, Professor Guus Berkhout, sent an open letter to the President of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), as well as an English version to the European (EASAC) and global (IAP) umbrella organisations of the National Academies of Sciences. This letter (attached) expresses concern that academic [...]

By |5 July 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Scientific Manifesto

“National Academies of Science should speak out against climate alarmism”

National Academies of Science should speak out against climate alarmism, not support it. This is the major message in a recent letter from Professor Guus Berkhout, president of CLINTEL, to the new head of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. The integrity of science is at stake. This letter is a model for [...]

By |30 June 2020|Categories: News, USA|Comments Off on “National Academies of Science should speak out against climate alarmism”

Open letter to Merkel: freedom of speech in Germany

Open Letter Amsterdam, June 22 2020 Dr. Angela Merkel, Bundeskanzlerin, Bundesrepublik Deutschland – persönlich Willy Brandt Strasse 1 10557 Berlin Herr Armin Laschet, Ministerpräsident, Nordrhein-Westfalen – persönlich Horionplatz 1 40213 Düsseldorf Freedom of speech in Germany The Climate Intelligence Group (CLINTEL) is an international group of almost 900 climate scientists, researchers and professionals. [...]

By |27 June 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Open letter to Merkel: freedom of speech in Germany

Open letter to the KNAW: don’t exclude scientists with alternative views

Prof. Dr. Ineke Sluiter, President Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) Trippenhuis Kloveniersburgwal 29 1011 JV AMSTERDAM The Hague, 10 June 2020 Dear Professor Sluiter, As a dedicated KNAW member, I wrote to past-President José van Dijck more than two years ago and past-President Wim van Saarloos more than a year ago [...]

By |24 June 2020|Categories: News|Comments Off on Open letter to the KNAW: don’t exclude scientists with alternative views

Peter Ridd’s fight for academic freedom

This week the Federal Court appeal hearing took place for the case of Peter Ridd, Australian scientist, who was fired by his university after he had criticized Great Barrier Reef science. Australian scientist and journalist Jennifer Marohasy is following the case closely and reports about the latest chapter in this sad saga. Guest [...]

By |1 June 2020|Categories: Australia, News|Comments Off on Peter Ridd’s fight for academic freedom