The fraudulent Nobel Laureate :: SteynOnline
Over at National Review, we've been having some sport with Dr Michael Mann's attempt to pass himself off as a "Nobel prize recipient", notwithstanding that the Nobel committee says he isn't.
Missing the point as is his wont, The New York Times' Andrew Revkin thinks it's all about some crappy photocopied commemorative thank-you certificate the IPCC mailed out to 2,000 contributors. It's not. Of those 2,000 thank-you-note recipients, only one (as far as we know) has claimed to be a Nobel laureate in an actual Superior Court legal complaint - no fewer than three times (paragraphs 2, 5 and 17).
When a man sues for damage to his reputation and grossly inflates that reputation in the very court filings, that says something about his credibility. Unlike the obtuse groupie Revkin, Professor Roger Pielke Jr of the University of Colorado, in a post on "embellishing science", grasps the significance of Dr Mann's fraudulent Nobel claim...