Tag Archives: Los Angeles Times

@billmckibben fire season hype extinguished with inconvenient data

The problem with emotional people like Bill McKibben, is that they seldom delve beyond headlines and live in a world of imaginary constructs that fit their expectation. In this case, McKibben cites an LA times story as scientific proof of … Continue reading

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More ‘truth is stranger than fiction’ from Seinfeld

I’ve always said that the global warming story is just like another product of Vandelay Industries, as some of the more alarming parts foisted on us are simply sitcom variety fiction. Even Jim Hansen’s NASA GISS office has a hilarious … Continue reading

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Oh, the ironing!

The headline is a hat tip to The Daily Bayonet, who we miss, still in hiatus.  Excerpts from the Los Angeles Times: By Abby Sewell, Los Angeles Times June 19, 2012, 12:33 a.m. Faulty computer modeling caused the equipment problems … Continue reading

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The shonky world of Guardian reporting – they Fakegate themselves

UPDATE: 7:30PM PST I’ve been offline much of today in travel and then immediately attending the Heartland dinner, so I’m hours late with this update. Apparently, the story has now been restored, and there’s a a second critical story. – … Continue reading

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LA Times invokes Godwins Law, cites ‘Mein Kampf’ to attack Heartland Institute

From JunkScience.com LATimes cites ‘Mein Kampf’ to attack Heartland The Los Angeles Times invokes der Führer to attack Heartland. The Los Angeles Times editorializes: Leaked documents from the Heartland Institute in Chicago, one of many nonprofits that spread disinformation about climate … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week – it’s a doozy

Finally, a scientist gets it, speaks out about it, and a reporter in a major media outlet publishes the words that say in even stronger terms what I said last Thursday about Dr. Richard Muller’s testimony before Congress. From the … Continue reading

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