Fired For His Views On Global Warming? Dr. Nicolas Drapela Thinks So.
Global warming is one of the hottest and most debated topics in the world today. For years, Oregon State University has been making money off of their work to try and confirm global warming exists.
But what if there was someone among the Oregon State chemistry staff that went against the grain? Someone who didn't buy in to the talk of global warming. Someone who was preaching that global warming was, in fact, not real. Well, it was happening at Oregon State, and it appears the powers at OSU didn't like it.
Dr. Nicolas Drapela is an award-winning chemistry professor at OSU. He routinely has full classes, and those students routinely rate him a tough, but fair professor. But, unlike the bulk of the faculty at OSU, Drapela doesn't buy in to the global warming talk. In fact, he talks frequently about how global warming, in fact, does not exist.
Recently, Dr. Drapela was informed that his contract at OSU, which runs out in September, would not be renewed. After meeting with his supervisor, as well as their supervisor, Drapela has yet to receive a reason for why the university has chosen not to renew his contract.
He wasn't fired for budget reasons, scandal, or for any transgressions worthy of dismissal. Drapela believes that it is his views on global warming that may be behind this firing. Dr. Drapela joined me today on the show to talk about his situation.