Analysis of the Moreno et al. (2022) Publication on EIKE Using Peter Gleick’s Toolbox

Horst-Joachim Lüdecke


Influential environmental scientist and climate activist Peter Gleick provided groundbreaking testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation in the hearing “Climate Change Research and Scientific Integrity” on “Threats to the Integrity of Science,” which includes a summary on “Deceitful Tactics and Abuse of the Scientific Process.” Here, this so-called Gleick’s toolbox is used to analyze the recent publication by Moreno, Kinn, and Narberhaus, entitled “A Stronghold of Climate Change Denialism in Germany: Case Study of the Output and Press Representation of the Think Tank EIKE,” which proves to be a negative example of the misuse of science and scientific process. This analysis focuses on the most important aspects.



EIKE, analysis of Moreno et al. (2022), Gleick’s toolbox

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