Unless you’ve either been living under a massive rock or in Mars-like isolation, you would have struggled to miss the recent exploits of Malcolm Roberts.
But if you have, here’s a very brief summary.
Roberts is a climate science denialist from Queensland who has been elected to the Australian Senate to represent the far-right One Nation party, led by Pauline Hanson.
He thinks climate science is a fraud being pushed by the United Nations, which wants to instill a world government.
His odd views have been irresistible to media outlets around the world and back home in Australia.
He had an argument with British Professor Brian Cox on Q&A that made international headlines.
He seems to be enjoying all the attention.
But back when Roberts was regarded by some as little more than a serial pest — haranguing politicians, journalists, scientists and government agencies for their endorsement of “climate fraud” — Roberts made a list.
The list, from February 2013, was an appendix to one of his many reports that “proved” human-caused climate change was a scam. Continue reading “When Senator Malcolm Roberts thanked 9/11 truthers and New World Order conspiracists for their science guidance”