Frontears of mediocrity: Lewandowsky & Mann on the march

Posted: May 21, 2014 by tallbloke in solar system dynamics

Hilary Ostrov hits the nail on the head.

The View From Here

A little over four months ago, Dr. Judith Curry had excerpted and commented on what I would call a meeting of the mindless, i.e. a joint whine paired with cheesey (and unsubstantiated) allegations, co-authored by two self-declared “experts” – psychologist, Stephan Lewandowsky and climate scientist, Michael Mann – who share an extreme aversion to disclosing the data and code behind their contributions to the annals of so-called “peer-reviewed” literature in their respective fields.

Leader of Camp CookLewNut (aka John Cook, Stephan Lewandowsky and Dana Nuccitelli), Lewandowsky is known for his magnificent obsession and his mediocre “scholarship” riddled with self-serving lies, while Mann’s stream of misrepresentations and abuse in lieu of reasoned discussion of his unsubstantiated claims via Twitter and Facebook is nothing short of legendary – almost as legendary as his most notorious “creation” [h/t Joelle Gergis], his iconic “hockey-stick”.

Here this newly formed dynamic duo of Lewandowsky and…

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  1. hunter says:


  2. The psychological society need to research a psychological behaviour called “saving face’
    This occurs when you publically hold on to a belief and become the leading role of the belief meme
    A person to be modelled and followed’
    and then
    The belief is found to be flawed.
    Your reputation could be in tatters!!
    Your hard work down the gurgler!!
    Loss of employment or research grants

    How to save face at all costs
    the theatre unfolds
    John Cook, Stephan Lewandowsky and Dana Nuccitelli, Mann, WUWT trio ,IPCC and anyone who holds on to a belief with no concept of large error margin

    Its just theatrical panicking !!