John Holdren: Abuse of Office, Power, and Science for a Political Agenda

Guest opinion by Dr. Tim Ball Recently, in reply to a charge that John Holdren made false claims about climate change by Sam Kazman of the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) ruled he was expressing his “personal opinion” not “a comprehensive review of the scientific literature”. The charge…

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Update on the ‘zombie’ ISEE-3 spacecraft

Watching my local news last night, I noted an interview with Dennis Wingo that was labeled Zombie Spacecraft Rescue Planned by Private Group. It seemed an apropos title so I’m going with it – Anthony ISEE-3 Reboot Update, Ranging The Spacecraft Guest essay by Dennis Wingo Folks It has been a bit since my last update.  Tomorrow I…

The disagreement over what defines ‘endorsment of AGW’ by Cook et al. is revealed in raters remarks, and it sure isn’t a 97% consensus

The Cook ratings document contains some incredible remarks, one of which is documented here.  According to it, “the training period in the initial stages of the rating period” covered more than half the ratings they did.  What kind of training period covers half of your project?! Guest post by Brandon Schollenberger Last month, I highlighted…

Climate burnout is fast approaching

Ben Webster in The Times writes: Alarmist claims about the impact of global warming are contributing to a loss of trust in climate scientists, an inquiry has found. Apocalyptic language has been used about greenhouse gas emissions as “a deliberate strategy by some to engage public interest”. However, trying to make people reduce emissions by…