Event: A Convenient Lie: The Pseudo-Science Behind Global Warming Hysteria

Dr. Willie Soon, Center for Science and Public Policy; Mr. Peter Schwartz, The Ayn Rand Institute; Mr. Steven Milloy, JunkScience.com. What: A panel event presenting various, often unheard voices of dissent regarding the environmentalism movement in general and global warming theories in particular. Where: Kimmel Center, Room E&L Auditorium (4th Floor), New York University, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012. When: Tuesday, March 6th 2007, at 7:00 PM. Registration: Non-NYU guests must register by e-mailing nyu@objectivistclubs.org. Admission is FREE (although we do ask for a $10 siggsted donation from non-students)

Willie Soon is both an astrophysicist and a geoscientist at the Solar, Stellar and Planetary Sciences Division of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Dr. Soon is the receiving editor in the area of solar and stellar physics for New Astronomy. He is the science director at the Center for Science and Public Policy (based in Washington DC).  He writes and lectures both professionally and publicly on important issues related to the Sun, other stars, the Earth as well as general science topics in astronomy and physics.  He is the author of “The Maunder Minimum and the Variable Sun-Earth Connection” published in March 2004. *Dr. Soon has asked us to note that all views expressed are strictly his own and do not reflect upon any institutions or persons.*

Peter Schwartz is former chairman of the board of directors of the Ayn Rand Institute and former editorial director of its op-ed program. Mr. Schwartz was the founding editor and publisher of “The Intellectual Activist,” a periodical covering political, cultural and philosophic issues. He is the author of “The Battle for Laissez-Faire Capitalism.” He is the editor and contributing author of “Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution” by Ayn Rand (Meridian/Penguin 1999), and the author of “The Foreign Policy of Self-Interest: A Moral Ideal for America” (Ayn Rand Institute Press).


Steven J. Milloy is the publisher of JunkScience.com and CSRwatch.com; an investment adviser to the Free Enterprise Action Fund; and a columnist for FoxNews.com. Since April 1, 1996, JunkScience.com has had a discernible impact in the fight against junk science and garnered numerous awards. Mr. Milloy holds a B.A. in natural sciences from the Johns Hopkins University, a Master of Health Sciences in Biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Baltimore, and a Master of Laws from the Georgetown University Law Center.

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