[Vision2020] U of I's English Prof. Jack Davis: "Willie" not "Wille" Re: DeSmog Info on Wille Soon & Realclimate.org 11-29-22: "Serious mistakes found in recent paper by Connolly et al."

Ted Moffett starbliss at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 21:46:13 PST 2022

I misspelled this name twice, once in the subject heading, again as shown
below, with one "l" not two, as it should be.  My former University of
Idaho English professor Jack Davis is haunting me!

*"...at least one of the co-authors, Wilie Soon, was a well known fossil
fuel industry supported scientist:"*

On Tue, Dec 13, 2022 at 9:32 PM Ted Moffett <starbliss at gmail.com> wrote:

> From the Realclimate article:
> The problem is obvious when you look at the statistical results below,
> with temperature data (T) in black (NH = northern hemisphere), estimated
> solar effect in blue and human effect in orange*.
> [image: image.png]
> Obviously, no blue line explains “most” of the warming.
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> Notting the authors of the peer reviewed climate science paper discussed
> in this RealClimate.org article, I knew immediately, without reading the
> Realclimate content, that at least one of the co-authors, Wilie Soon, was a
> well known fossil fuel industry supported scientist:
> https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1674-4527/21/6/131
> How much has the Sun influenced Northern Hemisphere temperature trends? An
> ongoing debate
> Ronan Connolly1,2, *Willie Soon1*, Michael Connolly2, Sallie Baliunas3, Johan
> Berglund4, C. John Butler5, Rodolfo Gustavo Cionco6,7, Ana G. Elias8,9, Valery
> M. Fedorov10, Hermann Harde11, Gregory W. Henry12, Douglas V. Hoyt13, Ole
> Humlum14, David R. Legates15, Sebastian Lüning16, Nicola Scafetta17, Jan-Erik
> Solheim18, László Szarka19, Harry van Loon20, Víctor M. Velasco Herrera21
> , Richard C. Willson22, Hong Yan (艳洪)23 and Weijia Zhang24,25
> ---------------------------------
> https://www.desmog.com/willie-soon/
> Fossil Fuel Funding
> As part of a March 2018 legal case
> <https://insideclimatenews.org/news/20032018/climate-change-denial-monckton-soon-koonin-california-cities-lawsuit-judge-science-tutorial> between
> the cities of San Francisco and Oakland and fossil fuel companies, Soon was
> asked to disclose any connections he had to connected parties. He offered
> the following response
> <https://www.documentcloud.org/documents/4417034-Soon-Et-Al-Respond-to-Judges-Question-3-20-2018.html>
> (emphasis added):
> “I have not received any funding for the climate-sensitivity research led
> by Christopher Monckton of Brenchley. In the past, I have received
> scientific research grants from Exxon-Mobil Foundation, Southern Company
> and the Charles G. Koch Foundation for my work on various topics, including
> scientific research on the Sun-climate connection.” [98]
> <https://www.desmog.com/willie-soon/#s98>
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