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The Guardian’s ‘ursus bogus’ moment

Dr. Susan Crockford writes: Regarding: Science self-corrects: bogus study claiming Roundup tolerant GMO corn causes cancer to be retracted This ratty story reminds me of the polar bear incident I just posted about this morning at PolarBearScience. About these ads

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I’m gobsmacked

Andrew Montford at Bishop Hill writes: The Guardian has thrown all my preconceptions into disarray by printing an article about sceptics that is not only thoughtful, but is polite too! Sceptics such as Andrew Montford and Anthony Watts agree with the mainstream … Continue reading

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Dana Nuccitelli’s ‘vested interest’ ? – oil and gas

As a skeptic of AGW, I and many of my peers are often subjected to scrutiny and accusations of being in the employ of “big oil”. It’s a standard line used by warmists, almost as effective at denigration as playing … Continue reading

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12 Reasons Why The Met Office Is Alarmed

From the GWPF: Met Office To Hold Crisis Summit On Epic Forecast Failures The Met Office’s temperature forecasts issued in 12 out of the last 13 years have been too warm. None of the forecasts issued ended up too cold. … Continue reading

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The Guardian’s Suzanne Goldenberg takes a fossil fueled trip to a remote Alaskan village to tell us recent global warming caused it to sink – but that’s not the cause

UPDATE: A companion essay to this one, showing how Alaska’s 30 year period of warmth is a product of ocean cycles and now coming to an end is now online here. “America’s First Climate Refugees” are actually a victim of … Continue reading

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Friday Funny – Green Eco Porn (no, really)

From the Guardian, where they’ll print anything as long as its green… The eco-sex activists who want to save the world

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Boxer’s carbon tax proposal would enrich people already feeding from the public trough… meanwhile Suzanne Goldenberg bags her journalism skills

While the Guardian’s environmental amateur journo Suzanne Goldenberg bloviates about the horrible possibility that some climate skeptic think tanks may have actually gotten a drop in the bucket of funding compared to all the billions of money poured down the … Continue reading

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Bombshell: ‘Gaia scientist’ James Lovelock endorses fracking

Previously, you may recall that Lovelock threw global warming under the bus. Now, he’s got another zinger the greens will be none to happy to hear in the middle of Rio+20. That “disturbance in the force” felt earlier today was … Continue reading

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Pacific Institute reinstates Peter Gleick – but won’t provide confirmation of the “independent investigation”

UPDATE4: 6/7/12 11AM PST The independent investigator is named, see update #4 below. UPDATE5: 6/7/12 11:15AM PST Heartland has just released a statement, read it here. UPDATE6: 6/7/12 1:15PM PST Josh weighs in with some biting satire in a cartoon … Continue reading

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UK’s Press Complaints Commission responds to the premature ‘Gleick cleared’ Guardian article by Suzanne Goldenberg

Paul Bongiorno submits this story: Mr. Watts and company, Good day Sir. I’d received a response from the UK’s Press Complaint’s Commission regarding the UK’s ‘Guardian’ story of, ‘Peter Gleick cleared of forging..’ fiction. The ‘PCC’s Simon Yip forwarded me … Continue reading

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Paging Suzanne Goldenberg and Guardian editors – Pacific Institute Says Gleick Review Not Final

Quark Soup writes: Gleick Review Not Finalized, Pacific Institute Says Last week Suzanne Goldenberg of The Guardian reported: “A review has cleared the scientist Peter Gleick of forging any documents in his expose of the rightwing Heartland Institute’s strategy and … Continue reading

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‘Death threats’ against climate scientists story deader still – the source of one of the ‘threats’ speaks out

UPDATE: Is is now totally unraveled. The person related to the culling license speaks out, see below. I feel there will be more crow pie coming on the menu for David Appell and Nick Stokes. Simon from Australian Climate Madness … Continue reading

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An update on my Climate Reference Network visualization project

Readers may recall that when Peter Gleick first sent out the stolen Heartland board documents and the fake document to give the story “legs”, there was a mention in there of a project that I asked Heartland to help me … Continue reading

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Not quite Friday Funny– “Fakegate”

Josh from CartoonsbyJosh.com writes: Another ‘Gate’ – but this one turned round and bit the owner. Leo Hickman and co at the Guardian thought they had a bona fide leak of incriminating information on the funding of climate skeptics by … Continue reading

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Thought Provoking words for the BBC and the Guardian – from a Podcast by the BBC’s Michael Buerk

Guest Post by Barry Woods The respected BBC journalist, Michael Buerk has a short podcast entitled Michael Buerk on the Climate Summit at a new blog that I have just come across called The Fifth Column. It has some thought-provoking and challenging concerns for … Continue reading

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Finally Some Good News!

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach As reported in the Guardian (so it must be true), we are treated to some great news: World headed for irreversible climate change in five years, IEA warns If fossil fuel infrastructure is not rapidly … Continue reading

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Monbiot’s prediction – 1 year to go

Just one year to go to check on the accuracy of this prediction, claimed by warming proponent George Monbiot in 2002. Haunting the Library writes:

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