You will be chased down the street with burning stakes and hung from your f****** neck until you are dead, dead, dead.
ANY academic these days who chooses to speak publicly about the impacts or the implications of human-caused climate change can expect to come under attack.
The above note was contained in an email sent to one of these academics, but it is just one example. There are many scientists who over recent years have been receiving notes and communications like this.
Last Saturday, The Canberra Times revealed it had discovered abuse, threats and intimidation of at least 30 scientists working on climate change across NSW, ACT, Queensland, WA, South Australia, Victoria and NSW.
In most instances, the abuse had been in the form of emails. There were other incidents which were not reported.
One researcher, The Canberra Times reported, had received “threats of sexual assault and violence against her children” after she was pictured in a newspaper at a tree-planting event. Continue reading “Skeptically threatening”