Posted 30 July 2016

"The column [in NZ Herald] by University of Canterbury sociologist Jarrod Gilbert describing climate change 'denial' as a crime is alarming because he suggests those with opinions differing to his should be silenced.  What is happening to iur education system when university lecturers attack, rather than defend, free speech?  The most worrying aspect of this is the apparent desire to close down debate on a theme that is associated with costly energy policies and other grave economic consequences." Associate Professor Christ De Freitas, writing in the New Zealand Herald in repy to the Gilbert article (also below)

Read it  here 

Original Gilbert article  here 

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