Hock Soon Took Over $1 Million from the Oil Industry

February 23, 2015 3:15 AM

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However, there is a small group of scientists who disagree with this view and altogether, the issue has become one of political debate, with many Republican deniers. To prevent the undue (and unscientific) influence of outside organizations and groups, supporters and deniers of global warming have been questioned about their sources of funding and recently, one of the leading climate change deniers was revealed to have received more than $1.2 million from the fossil fuel industry over the last decade.

The denier, scientist Wei-Hock (Willie) Soon of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics has argued “variations in the sun’s energy rather than greenhouse gas emissions are behind global warming.” With his clearly anti-global warming stance, Dr. Soon has appeared on a number of conservative n...

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