The bloggie award (2014 “Best Weblog About Politics”) winning Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) recently announced that “Professor Lennart Bengtsson, one of Sweden’s leading climate scientists, has joined the GWPF’s Academic Advisory Council”.
Not one to let any grass grow under his feet, Holland’s Marcel Crok has conducted an interview with Bengtsson which is well worth reading in its entirety. But for me, the following deserves to be highlighted:
Crok had asked:
Mojib Latif once said at a conference of the WMO (in 2009) “we have to ask the nasty questions ourselves”. Do you think the climate community is doing that (enough)? or are others like the GWPF needed to ask these “nasty” questions? If so, what does this say about the state of Academia?
To which Bengtsson responded (my bold -hro):
I think the climate community shall be more critical and spend more time to understand what…
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