Members of the American Chemical Society are rising up en masse against the editor of their newsletter, Chemical and Engineering News, who recently published an editorial belittling global warming skeptics. As it turns out, a good number of his readership are skeptics. And, boy, did they let him have it.
The editorial was met with a swift, passionate and scientific rebuke from [Rudy] Baum’s colleagues. Virtually all of the letters published on July 27 in castigated Baum’s climate science views. Scientists rebuked Baum’s use of the word “deniers” because of the terms “association with Holocaust deniers.” In addition, the scientists called Baum’s editorial: “disgusting”; “a disgrace”; “filled with misinformation”; “unworthy of a scientific periodical” and “pap.”
Read the whole story at this post on Climate Depot. Be sure to scroll down to read the comments from the scientists.
This is further evidence that the collapse of the “consensus” view is accelerating in the scientific community. Only the media and our politicians haven’t figured it out yet.