Daily Archives: February 26, 2012

2012 Weblog awards – SKEPTIC CLEAN SWEEP

aka “The Bloggies” …are happening live now on Twitter http://twitter.com/#!/Bloggies First winner is Jo Nova! Congratulations to her! About these ads

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Ranger Rick

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach I’ve had the privilege of living in a wide variety of countries and societies. And having not always been entirely sane myself, one way that I judge societies is by how they handle their crazy … Continue reading

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The Skeptics Case

Who Are You Going To Believe – The Government Climate Scientists or The Data? By Dr David M.W. Evans (republished here with permission, PDF link below) We check the main predictions of the climate models against the best and latest … Continue reading

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Rio+20 meets Agenda 21

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Well, the rent-seekers, money-hungry NGOs, grifters, post-normal “scientists”, con-men, Eurotrash, Ameritrash, and the usual camp followers are gearing up again for another monumental waste of money. This time, it’s for the upcoming extravagarbonza, the new Rio+20 … Continue reading

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Quote of the week – bonus edition

I said in my earlier QOTW that: I’ve seen lots of quotes this week, many surrounding the Gleick Fakegate affair. I was basically saying that there were so many to choose from in this target rich week, it was a … Continue reading

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Wild about grains and global warming

This makes me wonder, since most of the world’s food supply is from cultivated grains, as opposed to wild ones, and since yields have been increasing thanks to selective breeding programs, fertilizer use, and better farming practices, where’s the problem? … Continue reading

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