The Lancet is destroying its credibility

The Lancet, once a reputable medical journal, is destroying its credibility.  Shameful.

The purveyor of “The best science for better lives” is pushing a political agenda. 

“Stop treating it [i.e. AGW…human-caused global warming/climate change] as a worthy opponent.  Do not ascribe reasonableness to the other side.  It is not reasonable, not true, not even plausible.” ~ Richard Lindzen, Professor Emeritus, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). (31 March 2021. Zoom call Clintel Foundation)

Bud Bromley

“The best science for better lives.”
If you are unable to view this message correctly, click here Icon Code red for a healthy future Dear Colleague, We are pleased to announce the publication of the sixth annual Lancet Countdown on health and climate change report, which is free to read with registration on TheLancet.com. The report tracks 44 indicators of health impacts that are directly linked to climate change and expose an unabated rise in the health impacts of climate change and a delayed and inconsistent response of countries around the world. Climate change and its drivers are creating ideal conditions for infectious disease transmission, and yet many current COVID-19 recovery plans are not compatible with the Paris Agreement. A fossil-fuel driven recovery – which includes large subsidies for oil, gas and coal and limited financial support for clean energy – could potentially meet narrow and near-term economic targets but may then push the world irrevocably off course and make it impossible to meet the maximum 1·5°C of warming as outlined in the Paris Agreement. The Lancet Countdown report shows that many countries are under-prepared for the health effects of climate change. As the linked Editorial in The Lancet notes, while global greenhouse gas emissions dipped by 6·4% in 2020 they have since rebounded. The imperative is clear for accelerated action putting the health of people and the planet above all else. We hope you find the latest Countdown report to be informative and encourage you to explore the additional resources below.

Yours sincerely, The Lancet.
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About budbromley

Bud is a retired life sciences executive. Bud's entrepreneurial leadership exceeded three decades. He was the senior business development, marketing and sales executive at four public corporations, each company a supplier of analytical and life sciences instrumentation, software, consumables and service. Prior to those positions, his 19 year career in Hewlett-Packard Company's Analytical Products Group included worldwide sales and marketing responsibility for Bioscience Products, Global Accounts and the International Olympic Committee, as well as international management assignments based in Japan and Latin America. Bud has visited and worked in more than 65 countries and lived and worked in 3 countries.
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1 Response to The Lancet is destroying its credibility

  1. Sunface says:

    Agree. Most of the journals are on thee slippery slope. I don’t know how they will ever get any credibility back again. Surgisphere was a classic failure for them.

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