Brain Power, author Allan Ajifo, source Wikimedia

Claim: Machine Human Hybrids will Solve Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Daily Mail has claimed that the super intelligence of a new race of cybernetic enhanced humans will be able to solve wicked problems such as Climate Change. ‘Superintellingence’ of AI and humans working together could solve climate change and end wars, researchers claim ‘Wicked’ problems are difficult to solve…

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Study: hyperbole is increasing in science

From the “everything is robust” department. We’ve long noted at WUWT that the word “robust” has seen a significant rise in usage in climate science papers, becoming a favorite word to use when statistical Spackle has been applied to climate data. Now there’s evidence from a new study suggesting that observation is spot-on. From Nature:…

Sarcosuchus Imperator, which lived in the much warmer Cretaceous Age, author Arthur Weasley, source Wikimedia.

Claim: Climate Change is Endangering Crocodiles

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study by University of Queensland Professor Craig Franklin claims that crocodiles may be endangered by global warming. According to the Press Release; Professor Craig Franklin of the UQ School of Biological Sciences said saltwater crocodiles exposed to long-term elevated water temperature spent less time submerged once water temperature exceeded…

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Matt Ridley: some basic science is not worthy of taxpayer funding

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece on Sunday, friend of WUWT Matt Ridley argues that basic science research does not lead to technological innovation, and therefore isn’t deserving of taxpayer funding. Ridley writes: “Increasingly, technology is developing the kind of autonomy that hitherto characterized biological entities. The Stanford economist Brian Arthur argues that technology…