Daily Archives: July 5, 2008

Going Down: Death Rates Due to Extreme Weather Events

During our discussion of the preposterous news story from Pravda, claiming this headline: “Earth begins to kill people for changing its climate” a scientist dropped in to provide us some insight into his latest paper. It was highly relevant at … Continue reading

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Penn Jillette on skepticism

From half of the same team that brought you this classic video of di-hydrogen monoxide: Climate change? Once more, ‘I don’t know’ Being honest about not knowing enough of the science to make a judgment isn’t the same as an … Continue reading

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Earth begins to kill people for changing its climate

Note: Yes, you read that right. The headline is not mine, but from  the original masters of newspaper propaganda, Pravda. See the URL. Gotta love the classic photo they chose. But then, look at some of the other news stories they have. See … Continue reading

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