Plimer the plagiarist, blogged at: http://scienceblogs.com/deltoid/2009/10/plimer the plagiarist.php discussing the analysis of Mauna Loa CO2 data; and
Plimer exposed as a fraud, blogged at: http://scienceblogs.com/deltoid/2009/12/plimer exposed as a fraud.php discussing the Plimer-Monbiot debate on the BC.
Barry Brook’s Brave New Climate blog began shortly after the launch. Barry also kindly mirrored the various versions of my analysis. The starting point is: http://bravenewclimate.com/2009/04/23/ian-plimer-heaven-and-earth/ number of the early reviews were reprinted in The ustralian Geologist September 2009
Defences of Plimer
In ustralia, much of the media support for Heaven + Earth came from The ustralian. The ed- itor Chris Mitchell has won the 2009 PPE JN Pierce ward (from the ustralian Petroleum
Production & Exploration policy:
ssociation) for Media Excellence for coverage of climate change
http://www.appea.com.au/content/pdfs docs xls/NewsMedia/ PPE MediaReleases/2009 Conference
/ PPE noting
%20Media%20Release%20-%20090601%20-%20JN%20Pierce %20 ward.pdf
aylo , Matt Chambers, Cath Hart and Matthew tributed to this very high standard of journalism.
arren, were judged to have significantly con-
extensive supporting statement on the back cover by Va´clav Klaus (at the time President of the European Union) praises the book as powerful clear understandable and extremely useful.
Similarly, on the back cover Nigel Lawson (Lord Lawson of Blaby) describes the book as a scrupulous and scholarly analysis of both the climate science and what is truly known of climatic history. . .
Writing in the
ustralian (2009/4/18) Christopher Pearson noted that he would be MC
delaide launch39 predicting that for national debate . . . in all likelihood 2009 will
of Pearson’s article picks up on represent a substitute religion.
In the Brisbane launch (2009/5/19), Senator Ron Boswell observed40 Regardless of Copen-
hagen our ETS will impose a carbon cost on our business which our trading competitors
This was the first time I heard of Heaven + Earth. Downloaded from ronboswell.com, 2009/06/26.