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Last 2 years running, The White House blamed extreme cold for the faltering economy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall President Obama’s economic advisors have just blamed the faltering performance of the US economy this year on cold winter weather – just like they did last year. According to Politico; Jason Furman, chairman of the president’s Council of Economic Advisers, recently told Congress the White House still “expects that the…

paradim-shift

Anatomy of a Collapsing Climate Paradigm

Guest post by David Middleton Paradigm: A framework containing the basic assumptions, ways of thinking, and methodology that are commonly accepted by members of a scientific community. Paradigm Shift: These examples point to the third and most fundamental aspect of the incommensurability of competing paradigms. In a sense that I am unable to explicate further,…

climate-literacy

Study: Climate skeptics and proponents score highest on climate science literacy…but are the most polarized

From Yale University and the “I’ll bet this guy never reads RealClimate and WUWT” department: Climate science literacy unrelated to public acceptance of human-caused global warming Those who score highest on test are more politically polarized, study finds Deep public divisions over climate change are unrelated to differences in how well ordinary citizens understand scientific…