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ROYAL SOCIETY, PM's CHIEF SCIENCE ADVISER UNDER FIRE IN NZ

Posted  9 April 2010

A statement on climate change issued by the vice-president of the Royal Society of New Zealand (RSNZ), Professor Keith Hunter, has been described as "deeply flawed" in an Open Letter to the president of RSNZ by the chairman of the NZ Climate Science Coalition, Hon Barry Brill OBE. For the text of the Open Letter which details the flawed science, here is the LINK

The role of the Prime Minister's Chief Science Adviser, Sir Peter Gluckman has been critiqued by Mr Brill, a former Minister of Science in an earlier NZ giovernment. In his critique, Mr Brill says: "The published Terms of Reference for the position clearly don’t include acting as a shill for NIWA’s brand of climate science."  For the text of the critique, here is the LINK 

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