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Roger Pielke, Jr., describes how a peer-reviewed paper about climate change is being retracted by a scientific journal —for no legitimate reason.
“A Critical Assessment of Extreme Events Trends in Times of Global Warming” was written by Galluca Almonti and colleagues and published in January 2022 in the journal European Physical Journal Plus (EPJP).
The retraction process started because several scientists were quoted by the media (the leftwing Guardian, and one or two others) as saying it was faulty.