Prominent NZ scientist Chris de Freitas dies

Watts Up With That?

Dr. de Freitas was prominent in some of the early conflicts in the Climate Wars

Here are a couple relevant WUWT posts .

The tribalistic corruption of peer review – the Chris de Freitas incident

A response from Chris de Freitas

Prominent New Zealand scientist Associate Professor Chris de Freitas has died after a two-year struggle with cancer. Photo / File

NZ Herald

Prominent New Zealand scientist Associate Professor Chris de Freitas has died after a two-year struggle with cancer.

Born in 1948, the Trindad-born scientist held many major roles at the University of Auckland, including Deputy Dean of Science and four years as Pro Vice-Chancellor.

He also formerly served as vice-president of the Meteorological Society of New Zealand, vice-president of the International Society of Biometeorology, co-founder of the Australia New Zealand Climate Forum and editor of the international journal Climate Research.

The recently-retired environment researcher and lecturer was…

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