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Faux outrage over Willie Soon’s disclosure? Joe Romm failed to disclose his political financial ties in a scientific paper

After the Willie Soon imbroglio there came news that Dr. Roger Pielke Jr., who is not a climate skeptic, is also under investigation (in what can only be seen as part of a broader witch-hunt). Pielke Jr. writes on his blog, “the Climate Fix” about undisclosed Conflicts Of Interest (COI):   I have Tweeted that…

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UN Chief: Give me more money

Eric Worrall writes: General Secretary of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has announced that countries have not lived up to their responsibility to give him and his teams of bureaucrats more money. According to The Guardian; “The world’s action has not so far matched its responsibilities, said UN secretary-general at Lima summit on climate change…

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Climate change – follow the money

One of the greatest inanities that occurs in the climate wars is the claim that skeptics are lavishly funded by “big oil” or other political interests. t is a claim that is made multiple times daily and blogs and newspaper articles and magazine articles and yet where is the evidence that such a thing is…

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Shock! Horror! Australian Climate and Meteorology Scientists told to raise their own funds

Today Australian Environment Minister Greg Hunt told assembled Antarctic scientists,  that they need to find a way of broadening their funding base – they will have to raise charitable and commercial funding, to supplement funds provided by the government. According to Greg Hunt; “Whether it’s in relation to the walrus population, whether it’s in relation…

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Decrying “Wishful Science” on NPR(!)

Guest essay by Dr. Patrick Michaels | First, a disclaimer. I don’t listen to NPR. “State radio” bugs me. But I have friends who do, and I was bowled over when one sent me a seemingly innocuous story about the search for a pharmaceutical treatment for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis [ALS], the horrific ailment also known…