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Uni professor sacked for questioning global warming has been vindicated

A university professor who was sacked for questioning global warming’s impact on the Great Barrier Reef has been vindicated by the Federal Court.

Judge Salvatore Vasta ruled James Cook University acted unlawfully when it sacked Professor Peter Ridd in 2017.

In his verdict, Judge Vasta found that all 17 findings used by the university to justify the sacking were unlawful.

Alan Jones has been supporting the professor ever since, slamming the university for shutting down debate and free thinking.

Professor Ridd says the judgement is welcome but tells Alan Jones his fight doesn’t appear to be over.

“Even now the university isn’t accepting the decision.

“The vice-chancellor’s issued an email to all staff saying the judge was wrong basically.

“If the VC continues with the present form, I don’t think it is over.”

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