Fred Singer's Nobel Prize Winning Sham

Fred Singer's Nobel Prize Winning Sham
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Wow. There’s denial of reality, there’ delusion, there’s delusions of grandeur, and then there’s the prolific climate denier S. Fred Singer claiming that he is a Nobel Prize winner.

In a bio description for an upcoming talk to a UK skeptics society meeting, (sent to us by a very astute DeSmog reader) Singer has this to say about himself:

As a reviewer of IPCC reports, he [Singer] shares the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore.”

Our sources tell us that the bio description was sent to the Skeptics Society by Singer himself.

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and Al Gore were presented the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize for their work on climate change issues, and as such they were bestowed the great honor of joining the ranks of the small few in the world who can rightly call themselves “Nobel Laureates.”

I too am an IPCC reviewer – I received advance copies of the working reports and spent about 10 hours looking over the reports and offering my advice from a communications point of view. I wouldn’t even think about propping up myself to league of Al Gore or the IPCC scientists who have dedicated their lives to the issue of climate change.

I have more respect for science than that.

And, after talking to one of the IPCC scientists who can rightly call himself a Nobel Laureate, I know that in order to claim to be a Nobel prize winner, you receive documentation designating you as such.

So, Fred, please send along your documentation to prove me wrong. By the way it looks like this. I have also taken the liberty of letting the Nobel Foundation know about this, I’m sure they’ll be interested.

Fred Singer's Nobel Prize Winning Sham

Kevin is a contributor and strategic adviser to DeSmogBlog.

He runs the digital marketing agency Spake Media House. Named a “Green Hero” by Rolling Stone Magazine and one of the “Top 50 Tweeters” on climate change and environment issues, Kevin has appeared in major news media outlets around the world for his work on digital campaigning.

Kevin has been involved in the public policy arena in both the United States and Canada for more than a decade. For five years he was the managing editor of DeSmogBlog.com. In this role, Kevin’s research into the “climate denial industry” and the right-wing think tank networks was featured in news media articles around the world. He is most well known for his ground-breaking research into David and Charles Koch’s massive financial investments in the Republican and tea party networks.

Kevin is the first person to be designated a “Certified Expert” on the political and community organizing platform NationBuilder.

Prior to DeSmogBlog, Kevin worked in various political and government roles. He was Senior Advisor to the Minister of State for Multiculturalism and a Special Assistant to the Minister of State for Asia Pacific, Foreign Affairs for the Government of Canada. Kevin also worked in various roles in the British Columbia provincial government in the Office of the Premier and the Ministry of Health.

In 2008 Kevin co-founded a groundbreaking new online election tool called Vote for Environment which was later nominated for a World Summit Award in recognition of the world’s best e-Content and innovative ICT applications.

Kevin moved to Washington, DC in 2010 where he worked for two years as the Director of Online Strategy for Greenpeace USA and has since returned to his hometown of Vancouver, Canada.

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