Category Archives: Education

A Queenslander’s Guide to Australian Universities

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The university choices faced by my fellow Queenslanders leave much to be desired if you want to avoid being indoctrinated to global warming mantras. Here is a rundown of choices. About these ads

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What film to recommend in fifth grade class to counter climate alarmism?

This request came in from WUWT reader Michael, who’s concerned that “My daughter’s fifth grade class is currently being indoctrinated regarding “human caused” climate change.” and he wants to know what film might be a good response.

Posted in Education, Educational opportunity | 140 Comments

Oh the pain! #Kochmachine is in many American universities, including Penn State

While Dr. Michael Mann tries to paint being funded by the Koch Corporation as being equivalent to pure evil in his attempts to smear people like myself… …it is enlightening to learn that his current employer, Penn State, gets funds … Continue reading

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Is Yoko Ono smarter than a 4th grader?

Guest post by David Middleton First up: Yoko Ono and friends… ‘Fracking kills': Yoko Ono joins star-studded cast fighting against hydraulic natural gas drilling in upstate New York John Lennon’s son Sean Lennon, actress Debra Winger, songstress Natalie Merchant and … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Current News, Education, Energy, Fracking, Humor, natural gas | Tagged , , , , , , , | 105 Comments

Pilot video for a series: Bill Scientific – “The Greenhouse Effect”

Guest post by Bill DiPuccio, Science Teacher Let’s face it, high school science videos can be boring and ineffective. I like my science with a twist of comic exaggeration. So I decided to produce a video with enough humor to … Continue reading

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Monckton in a rift with Union college Earth scientist and activist

Readers may recall this piece Monckton’s Schenectady showdown in which he schools a number of students despite “en-masse” collections (to use Donald Rodbell’s words) of naysayers. Mr. Rodbell and Erin Delman, pictured below, wrote this essay (which I’ve excerpted below) … Continue reading

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Fake moral outrage translated to smear: media upset that students can choose to take an elective course on climate change at Carleton

More Fakegate fallout. On February 28, 2012, the report Climate Change Denial in the Classroom was issued by the Committee for the Advancement of Scientific Skepticism of the Centre for Inquiry (Canada) (CFI). The related news release, Climate Change Denial … Continue reading

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Crowdsourced Climate Complexity – Compiling the WUWT Potential Climatic Variables Reference Page

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” With the help of an array of WUWT reader comments, which began on this thread on January, 15th 2011, and grew on January 22nd, 2011, February 10th, 2011, February 28th, 2011, June 30th, 2011 … Continue reading

Posted in AMO, Announcements, Antarctic, Arctic, Carbon dioxide, Carbon sequestration, Citizen science, Climate data, clouds, Cosmic rays, dust storms, Earth, Education, Energy, ENSO, Environment, feedbacks, flooding, Forecasting, geothermal energy, Global warming, hurricanes, Land use land cover change, lightning, measurement, Methane, Modeling, Oceans, PDO, Science, Sea ice, snowfall, Temperature, tornadoes, UHI, Weather | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 132 Comments

Comparing climate skepticism to “creationism” in the classroom

Alternate title: Science education gets Gleicked From AAAS: “Is climate change education the new evolution, threatened in U.S. school districts and state education standards by well-organized interest groups? A growing number of education advocates believe so, and yesterday, the National … Continue reading

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New AGU endorsed climate survey for educators – a bit odd

People send me stuff. This arrived today in my inbox. This anonymous survey (open to anyone) was announced via the American Geophysical Union mailing list, done by the National Earth Science Teachers Association (NESTA, and also available at their website) … Continue reading

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Earth’s Climate System Is Ridiculously Complex – With Draft Link Tutorial

By WUWT regular “Just The Facts” I am often amused by claims that we understand Earth’s climate system, are able to accurately measure its behavior, eliminate all potential variables except CO2 as the primary driver of Earth’s temperature and make … Continue reading

Posted in AMO, Antarctic, Arctic, Cosmic rays, Earth, Education, ENSO, Modeling, Oceans, Radiation, Rainfall, Sea ice | Tagged , , , , | 332 Comments

Introducing the WUWT US Weather History Reference Page

We are pleased to introduce WUWT’s newest addition, the WUWT US Weather History Reference Page The US Weather History page includes temperature, precipitation and snowfall graphs and graphics covering the prior year in the United States. It will soon be … Continue reading

Posted in Announcements, Climate data, Education, Weather | Tagged , , , , | 28 Comments

New bill seeks to protect skeptical educators

From Wired Magazine, an example of how skeptical  views on climate change have now become mainstream enough to earn a level of protection when educators want to explore both sides of the issue. It is unfortunate that Wired magazine chose … Continue reading

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College students lack scientific literacy, study finds

After reading this I asked myself: Is it any wonder college students get sucked in to emotionally based eco-causes/NGO’s that spout claims based on questionable science?  This troubling press release comes from Michigan State University. A link to the full … Continue reading

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Naked bodies and a new Messiah

Guest post by Robert Zimmerman If anyone had any doubt that the global warming movement is undergoing a serious collapse, this so-called news article from Spiegel Online, entitled “Naked bodies and a new Messiah: Green groups are trying to sex … Continue reading

Posted in Al Gore, Alarmism, Climate News, Climate_change, Education, Environment, media, Opinion, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 107 Comments

AIP and AAU call for free public access to the results of the publicly funded research

This is a breath of fresh air for me, because as we’ve seen time and again, often we get the press release on a paper, but not the paper itself, as it is often hidden behind journal membership rules or … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Science | 52 Comments

NOAA deletes an “inconvenient” kids science web page

Hadley CRU isn’t the only government agency that deletes web content related to climate. NOAA/NWS Southern Region Headquarters has gotten into the act. An interesting thing happened today. NOAA deleted an educational web page about an experiment you can do … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Ridiculae | 143 Comments

UK: Schooling green costs a lot of green

From The Daily Telegraph, 17 August 2009 By Richard Savill A state school in Waterlooville, Hampshire, has been accused of potentially creating a “back-door selection” system by introducing a compulsory ‘eco-friendly’ uniform costing about £100 ($165 USD) Oaklands Roman Catholic … Continue reading

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A Gathering of “Skeptics”

Posted by Dee Norris Mark your calendars. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change returns to New York City on March 8th, 2009. The 2009 International Conference on Climate Change will serve as a platform for scientists and policy analysts … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Youth – Updated

Posted by Dee Norris Teach children the path to follow, and even when they are old, they will not stray from it. (Proverbs 22:6) Childhood indoctrination.  It’s a dirty word.  Hitler did it.  Stalin did it.  It can never happen … Continue reading

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