PETER Ridd was a professor at James Cook University who dared to question claims that the Great Barrier Reef is facing imminent catastrophe from climate change – eventually being sacked for not backing down. With your support he has insisted: … [Read more...] about Peter Ridd Has Won – Because of You
PETER Ridd’s trial in the Brisbane Federal Circuit Court has just wrapped-up after three days. With Judge Salvadore Vasta presiding, Stuart Wood QC acting for Peter Ridd (the applicant) argued the case with great skill. However, on the most … [Read more...] about Day 3. Peter Ridd versus the University and State-sponsored Media Stuck in Denial
THE Australian Broadcasting Corporation – the most significant source of news and current affairs for Australia – is not reporting on Peter Ridd’s trial in the Federal Circuit Court in Brisbane. A key point made by Dr Ridd this morning is that … [Read more...] about What Would a Physicist Know About The Great Barrier Reef?
EARLY last year a professor of physics at James Cook University was sacked – after a successful career spanning some forty years. Peter Ridd had won many university awards, including the inaugural ‘Supervisor of the Year’, presumably nominated by one … [Read more...] about Fake Photographs at Heart of Peter Ridd’s Sacking
FORMER James Cook University Professor Peter Ridd will be in the Brisbane Federal Court next week attempting to get his job back. The case may be fought on legal interpretations of his obligation as a university employee to be collegial and discrete … [Read more...] about Two Truths at the Heart of Peter Ridd’s Sacking
THERE is science, and then there is activism in the name of science. How can we tell them apart: the activism versus the real science – and does it matter? Some would argue that activism is more important than science, to ensure the protection of … [Read more...] about Peter Ridd Versus the Clowns of Reef Science