Meet the Bullying Lefty Cockwomble Physics Prof Who Hates Actual Climate Science

Prof. Jon Butterworth

Prof. Jon Butterworth

One of the worst consequences of the global warming scam is the corrupting effect it has had on science – to the point where even senior professors and heads of department no longer appear to understand what science actually is.

Take this week’s climate prat of the week, Professor Jonathan Butterworth of the Physics and Astronomy Department at University College London.

Butterworth has just been caught red-handed trying to prevent one of his colleagues holding a conference for climate sceptics because, in his opinion, their views are “rather fringe.”

Here is the snooty email he sent to his colleague Dr Athem Alsabti, former Professor of Physics at Baghdad University, now working at UCL’s Observatory:

“It has been brought to my attention that you have booked a room at University College, London, for an external conference in September for a rather fringe group discussing aspects of climate science.

“If this event were to go ahead at UCL, it would generate a great deal of strong feeling, indeed it already has, as members of the UCL community are expressing concern to me that we are giving a platform to speakers who deny anthropogenic climate change while flying in the face of accepted scientific methods. I am sure you have no desire to bring UCL into disrepute, or to cause dissension in the UCL community, and I would encourage you to think about moving the event to a different venue, not on UCL premises.”

The conference – which is still going ahead, though not now in the university itself but at a nearby venue, Conway Hall – will feature a number of scientists every bit as distinguished in their field as Butterworth presumably is in his.

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    amirlach

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    “If this event were to go ahead at UCL, it would generate a great deal of strong feeling, indeed it already has, as members of the UCL community are expressing concern to me that we are giving a platform to speakers who deny anthropogenic climate change while flying in the face of accepted scientific methods.”

    Sorry Mr. Buttershurt, but it’s you alarmists who are flying in the face of accepted scientific methods. The CAGW hypothesis has been utterly invalidated by empirical observations. Having every single model based prediction fail will do that.

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    Amber

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    Was Butterworth sent a copy of the agenda? If not how did he form his accusations ? Why wouldn’t he attend and defend his assertions if he understood and practiced the scientific method ? He wouldn’t even have to get in a car to do it .
    Why would anyone attend University College London where apparently if you don’t tow the line they want you off campus so not as to cause” disrepute” .
    What has caused the climate industry to be truly in disrepute are grossly inaccurate climate models backed by so called scientists pumping scary global warming fiction . Climate changes it is warming (yippie) and humans have some almost immeasurable effect . Natural climate variables , though poorly understood , run the climate show just like always . We can certainly find better places to waste trillions in funds we don’t actually have .

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