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Climate frauds, fools, fads and fashions

The key question

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

13 April 2024

9:00 AM

Science, like any other calling, has its frauds, fools, fads and fashions. Fraud such as Piltdown Man and probably the greatest, Gupta’s palaeontological Himalayan hoax, are well known. Such frauds take decades to expose. At times, mistakes not detected by editors and reviewers of peer-reviewed scientific journals appear (e.g. cold fusion).

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