February 22, 2015
According to documents, Wei-Hock Soon, prominent “climate denier” and scientist has taken millions from oil corporations in exchange for research showing climate change is not man-made; yet omitted this information from studies claiming that the sun is effecting Earth’s climate changes.
Soon took an estimated $1.2 million from giants in the fossil fuels industry for scientific research papers published in credible journals since 2008.
Shockingly, the studies paid for by fossil fuels companies were presented to the US Congress in testimony given on the findings.
And of course, Soon adamantly denies his financial involvement with any oil corporation.
Disclosing possible compromises to scientific research is an ethical requirement; including naming the corporations or special interest groups a scientist may have received funding from or is aligned with.
Charles Alcock, director of the HSC said Soon’s behavior was “inappropriate [and] this frankly becomes a personnel matter, which we have to handle with Dr. Soon internally.” Continue reading Political Science: Oil Corps Invest Millions to Rewrite Climate Change