Feb 2, 1996: On “Groundhog Day” a #climate change ‘not happening’ letter is published…

Fred Singer, (for it is he), had a letter in Science, months ahfeb21996ead of the much-anticipated Second Assessment report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Singer “presented a litany of complaints” (Oreskes & Conway, 2010: 205) and “charged that the most recent IPCC assessment ‘presents selected facts and omits important information.’” Gelbspan, 1998: 227)
It all blew up in July, when Ben Santer got smeared.

Meanwhile, here’s Dunlap and McCright and “anti-reflexivity”.

And for anyone who doesn’t know – “Groundhog Day.

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