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December 23, 2008

Scientist Fired by Al Gore Over Global Warming Skepticism; Says Al Gore Told Him, "Science Will Not Intrude on Public Policy"

Science? Settled. Evidence? Overwhelming.

Dissenters? Fired.

Noted energy expert and Princeton physicist Dr. Will Happer has sharply criticized global warming alarmism. Happer, author of over 200 scientific papers and a past director of energy research at the Department of Energy, called fears over global warming "mistaken".


In 1991, Happer was appointed director of energy research for the US Department of Energy. In 1993, he testified before Congress that the scientific data didn't support widespread fears about the dangers of the ozone hole and global warming, remarks that caused then-Vice President Al Gore to fire him. "I was told that science was not going to intrude on public policy", he said. "I did not need the job that badly".

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