Tag Archives: Phil Plait

The reply to the ‘bad astronomer – Phil Plait’ that Slate.com refused to publish

Guest essay by Dr. Matt Ridley Phil Plait, who goes by the name of the “bad astronomer”, has now written three articles in Slate attacking two of my columns in the Wall Street Journal on the topic of climate change. … Continue reading

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The French surrender to Astronomers – my town likely to be next

Now enviro-policy to “end light pollution” has France on track to look like North Korea at night: From The Guardian: Lights out – France to force shops and offices to go dark overnight French light pollution law is expected to … Continue reading

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Briggs schools the “Bad Astronomer” on statistics

That letter signed by 16 scientists saying there’s “No Need to Panic About Global Warming” to the Wall Street Journal has caused a great disturbance in the farce. At last count there were no less than  19 blog rebuttals plus one … Continue reading

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