Coral Bleaching Misinformation

Speaking the truth in science can come at quite the price. If you are associated with climate change based sciences, publishing studies that contradict the narrative gets you a one way ticket to ostracism.

Peter Ridd was the head department at James Cook University where the focus is on the reef system off the east coast of Australia.

Ridd made the huge mistake of saying the Great Barrier Reef was doing fine and wasn’t disappearing at an alarming rate. He was unceremoniously fired from his job.

https://realclimatescience.com/2022/06/junk-science-for-intellectuals/

Here is some fear porn on the risk of losing up to half of the Great Barrier Reef.

https://www.economist.com/science-and-technology/2022/06/01/corals-are-threatened-by-global-warming

You can see why they didn’t like Ridd when you read his take on the Reef.

And then you have some measurements

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