Judge awards climate skeptic professor $800,000

“A court has awarded Australian academic Dr. Peter Ridd over AU$1.2 million ($800,000) in damages after finding the physics professor was unlawfully fired after taking a skeptical stance on some of the impacts of climate change.”

Referring the the Great Barrier Reef offshore Australia, Dr. Ridd wrote that coral is the “least endangered of any ecosystem to future climate change.”

Ridd said, “this case was always about academic freedom. It was a fight that should never have started in the first place.” He pointed to his decades-long history of empirical inquiry into the Great Barrier Reef, saying that it is his “genuinely held belief is that there are systemic quality assurance problems at GBR science institutions.”

James Cook University is reported to have said it will appeal the ruling by the judge.

https://www.theepochtimes.com/climate-skeptic-professor-awarded-800000-compensation-after-university-fires-him-unlawfully_3071558.html

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