In 1988, Professor Ian Plimer -- accomplished geologist, author and company director -- debated the theory of evolution with creationist Duane Gish. Gish so exemplified a particular debating strategy, stunning one’s opponent with a disorienting fusillade of factoids, that it became known as the "Gish Gallop". Since then, Plimer has developed a knack for the Gallop that would leave the (late) master flat-footed.
Get Fact: how accurate is Ian Plimer’s new book?
The climate sceptics' hero, Ian Plimer, has a new book out. Climate academic Ian McHugh fact-checks some of his claims about climate change. And did Plimer plagiarise?