I was sent this today by Roger Cohen, a respected fellow of the APS. He writes:
Since you have previously carried items relating to the American Physical Society, I thought you might be interested in the attached. It concerns my experience with the Society over the past three years. The “Recollection” document explains the context of the letter of resignation from the Executive Committee of the new APS climate activity, the “Topical Group on the Physics of Climate.” The bottom line is that we cannot have science if only one view is heard. That is authority, not science.
On Saturday I sent the attached to some 150 of our supporters. Thus far more than two dozen have told me that they have resigned or will resign from the APS climate activity. A few may resign from the APS though I have discouraged that.
– Roger Cohen
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