Senator Sheldon Whitehouse, public domain image, source Wikimedia

Senator Whitehouse: Use the RICO law against climate “Deniers”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Senator Whitehouse has a conspiracy theory, about why people aren’t embracing skyrocketing energy prices and a substantially degraded quality of life. According to Whitehouse; Fossil fuel companies and their allies are funding a massive and sophisticated campaign to mislead the American people about the environmental harm caused by carbon pollution.…

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Silencing skeptics – financing alarmists

Will Congress, media examine government, environmentalist and university alarmist funding? Guest opinion by Paul Driessen Sen. Edward Markey (D-MA), other senators and Congressman Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) recently sent letters to institutions that employ or support climate change researchers whose work questions claims that Earth and humanity face unprecedented manmade climate change catastrophes. The letters allege…

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Newspaper: U.N. IPCC chair Rajenda Pachauri faces sexual harassment charges – story then disappears from website

From the this sounds familiar department…comes this hot, steamy, but not climatic turn of events, along with the near immediate disappearance of the story down the memory hole. Via Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. on the front page of India’s The Economic Times comes word of the charges: TERI director-general RK Pachauri faces harassment charges by…

The ScAm Gets Worse—An Open Letter To Bora Zivkovic

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Dear Bora; I know, I know, like many people I didn’t think it was possible for Scientific American magazine to sink any lower. I loved Scientific American as a kid, the “Amateur Scientist” column was a godsend on the ranch. But then, slowly your magazine morphed, first into less-science, then…