03 Sep '12, 8pm

Climate Scientists vs Spice Girls & M*A*S*H Characters — Who Do You Trust: Filed under: Energy News

Climate Scientists vs Spice Girls & M*A*S*H Characters — Who Do You Trust: Filed under: Energy News

“The Oregon Institute of Science & Medicine isn’t one of those ivory-tower think tanks. In fact, it’s run by a father-son team in a barn near Cave Junction, Oregon. Its oft-cited Petition Project is the Magna Carta of climate denial. Originally launched, and immediately discredited, in 1998, the OISM Petition has risen from the dead like the corpse in the bathtub at the end of a Stephen King flick. “Originally a manifesto claiming the signatures of 17,000 “scientists” firmly opposed to the notion of global warming, Art and Noah Robinson’s project took in the names of just about anyone with a science degree — in at least a few cases, fictional people with science degrees: Drs. Pierce, Burns, Hunnicutt, Potter, Houlihan, and O’Reilly signed up to deny the existence of global warming. So did Dr. Geri Halliwell. If you’re keeping score, that’s most of the cast of theM*A*S*H an...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/09/03/climate-scientists-vs...

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