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Gregory Wrightstone

Gregory Wrightstone is a geologist who has been investigating the Earth’s processes for more than 35 years.

Gregory Wrightstone is the author of the newly published book Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You to Know. The book’s contrarian position on climate reveals that, contrary to the “consensus opinion,” the Earth and humanity are flourishing and goes on to challenge the predicted apocalyptic forecasts of pending climate doom.

Wrightstone is a geologist who has been investigating the Earth’s processes for more than 35 years. He received a bachelor's in geology from Waynesburg University and a masters degrees in geology from West Virginia University. He has written and presented extensively on many aspects of geology including how paleogeography and paleoclimate control geologic processes. His findings have allowed him to speak at many venues around the world including Ireland, England, China and most recently India.

Wrightstone's commentaries and opinions can be found in print, radio & television, where he is a popular expert that is often tapped for his non-consensus viewpoints.

Recent Articles and Publications

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October 26, 2018
By Gregory Wrightstone
European witch hunts of the 15th to 17th centuries targeted witches that were thought to be responsible for epidemics and crop failures related to declining temperatures of the Little Ice Age.
August 2, 2018
By Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D., James Taylor, H. Sterling Burnett, Gregory Wrightstone, Daniel Sutter, Mischa Popoff, James H. Rust, Kenneth Haapala, Jay Lehr
“If adopted, this regulation would be another promise kept by President Donald Trump.” - Tim Huelskamp, Ph.D.
July 25, 2018
By Gregory Wrightstone
On Friday (7/20/18), a Congressional Resolution introduced by House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and West Virginia Rep. David McKinley condemning a carbon tax passed, mainly on a party line vote of 229 – 180.
July 16, 2018
By Gregory Wrightstone
The people of Earth continued their transgressions and humanity was told by the high priests of climate change that the Earth (Gaia) would punish humankind.

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