We've discussed (too many) times the corrupting effect that climate 'science' has had on ethics in atmospheric science in particular and the wider scientific community in general. There is no greater example of this than what is going in in Australia.
here. I wish to highlight some of it in hopes that you will go to the purple link and read the story in its entirety.
The issue is that Dr. Ridd's research indicates the Great Barrier Reef, rather than being damaged by global warming, is actually healthy and, in some places, growing. This is scientific treason: there is no research money and no self-righteousness to be harvested from a healthy Reef.
The items in italics are direct quotes from Ridd's defense and relayed by Anthony.
Tragically, too much of climate science is rotten. I salute Peter for risking so much to stand up for the principles of academic freedom and scientific integrity.