Extraordinary story of how a nuclear industry and fracking company is silencing academic criticism with smears and payoffs – Radiation Free Lakeland

The smear campaign against Professor David Smythe has another unspoken aspect … The nuclear industry have Nasty BIG reasons to silence informed dissenters and to block independent scientific criticism from geologists.

The chief architect of the smear campaign, Prof Paul Younger is of course a nuclear advocate. When retired geophysics professor Dr David Smythe wrote a highly technical academic paper critical of fracking processes, he expected the usual questioning from academic colleagues that goes with peer reviewed academic publications.

What he didn’t expect was to see his academic reputation smeared in two national newspapers.

Source: Extraordinary story of how a fracking company is silencing academic criticism with smears and payoffs – Radiation Free Lakeland