[opendtv] Re: A Station Group with a Future

  • From: "John Willkie" <johnwillkie@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2007 11:59:30 -0800

So, there is something wrong with scientists working for money?

John Willkie

> -----Original Message-----
> From: opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Tom Barry
> Sent: Saturday, February 03, 2007 10:54 AM
> To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [opendtv] Re: A Station Group with a Future
> John Shutt wrote:
> > There are lies, damn lies, and statistics.
> And also paid-for lies, damn lies, and statistics.
>  From yesterday's Slashdot article:
> <http://politics.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/02/02/1511229>
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> Scientists Offered Cash to Dispute Climate Study
> "According to an article in the Guardian
> <http://www.guardian.co.uk/frontpage/story/0,,2004399,00.html>,
> scientists and economists have been offered large bribes by a lobbying
> group funded by ExxonMobil. The offers were extended by the American
> Enterprise Institute group, which apparently has numerous ties to the
> Bush administration. Couched in terms of an offer to write 'dissenting
> papers' against the findings of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
> Change, several scientists contacted for the article refused the offers
> on conflict of interest grounds."

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