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Saint Bob chases Viscount's Lie-Count

He said, when they asked him "Oh why count
the errors put out by the Viscount?"
"It's to see if eventually
Lord Monckton of Brenchley
exceeds Ian Plimer's great lie count."

Friends of G and T dedicated these words to John Abraham who did a detailed dissection of a Monckton lecture. George Monbiot compared this to the efforts of Dave Rado analysing the Great Global Warming Swindle, Ian Enting analysing Ian Plimer and Howard Friel's book The Lomborg deception. Since then there has been Oreskes and Conway's book Merchants of Doubt on the wide ranging non-core science of Fred Seitz and colleagues (reviewed here) and John Mashey's analysis of the Wegman report (which popularised the concept of Southern hemisphere denial).

Against competition such as Monckton, Plimer, Wegman and Durkin, small scale
liars Thesaurus stretchers like Bob Carter struggle to get noticed. When Carter's book The climate counterconsensus was launched in Australia by obscure NZ politician Rodney Hide, the decline in Carter's profile became pathetically apparent. Gone are the glory days when Carter rejoiced in the status of scientific advisor to senator Steve Family First's Fraudulent Fuckwit Fielding, (now ex-senator) in spite of FGT proposing Carter for canonisation. Then he worked alongside such luminaries as Stewart Franks, who discovered that Australia [if it exists - remember Wegman, ed,] is moving north a several degrees per century and Bill Kininmonth who discovered that climate denial is greatly facilitated by moving beyond the constraints set by the laws of thermodynamics.

Nevertheless Carter has been trying. Enting's book
Twisted pointed out that the claim the logarithmic nature of CO2 meant that current warming would be only 45% of that from doubling, rather than 75% claimed (on oath) by Carter.

More recently, the revelations of Carter's funding from the Heartland Institute rather contradicts Carter's various pieces of denialist testimony that begin being denying such funding.

Most recently Carter has lied (not on oath this time) by impersonating a professor from James Cook University, when signing Tom Harris'
letter to Obi Wan Kenobe as Robert M. Carter, PhD, Professor, Marine Geophysical Laboratory, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. Carter later followed this up in an interview with Sydney shock-jock Alan Jones with more extensive lying. Carter's signature explicitly violates the rules of Carter's adjunct status which states Adjunct titles shall not be used outside of University related business viz appointees should not use a University title in their normal professional capacity but limit their usage to involvement in University activities.

In an swift response to what was quite frankly weak competition, Lord Monckton, used his
visit to Doha to counter Carter's challenge by impersonating a delegate from Myanmar at the Doha Conference of Parties to the UNFCCC and was summarily ejected.

Prof Dr Moritz Lorenz. Sarah Palin School of Geography, Economics and Quantum Computing, University of Narbethong, West Island Campus, NZ