Organizers of alleged 11,0000 scientists climate ’emergency declaration’ verifying names after ‘Micky Mouse’ turns up as signatory

Climate Depot | 11/6/2019 | Admin
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On Tuesday, a paper signed by more than 11,000 scientists declaring a climate emergency was published in the journal BioScience.

The signatories included climate scientists and researchers from other fields, such as microbiology, glaciology and oceanography.

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However, at least one name on the list is raising questions: Micky (sic) Mouse from the Micky Mouse Institute for the Blind in Namibia.

When asked how Micky made it on the list, William Ripple, one of the authors of the paper, said in an email that he and his colleagues used a four-step process to check the signatures but that this one seems to have “slipped through our checks.”

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He said the vetting process involved:

Removing duplicate signatures;

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Scanning the list for invalid (fake) names and removing them;

Removing...
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