14 Feb '12, 11pm

Fake science, fakexperts, funny finances, free of tax

Fake science, fakexperts, funny finances, free of tax

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. S. Fred Singer is President of the Science and Environmental Policy Project (SEPP ), but has done almost all the work himself for 20 years., including help for tobacco in the early 1990s. Research for Weird Science sent me on a trek through his and other IRS Form 990s, which unearthed many curiosities of strange governance, fakery and funny finances, all tax-free. Singer claimed Frederick Seitz as Chairman for two years after his demise and 20 years after a Philip Morris staffer had written in 1989: “ Dr. Seitz is quite elderly and...

Full article: http://www.desmogblog.com/fake-science-fakexperts-funny-f...

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