Tag Archives: Press release

Eurekalert’s lack of press release standards – a systemic problem with science and the media

I noted a link to WUWT in this NYT essay by Andrew Revkin titled: When Publicity Precedes Peer Review in Climate Science (Part One). I liked Andy’s bit of artwork to go with it, seen at right below. I was … Continue reading

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Brad Johnson’s ‘Frankenstorm’ malfeasance masquerading as idiocy

Harsh headline, I know, but when you read what former Climate Progress propagandist Brad Johnson of the TV weathercaster pressure group “Forecast the Facts” has sent out in a press release late Friday regarding hurricane Sandy, you can only be … Continue reading

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Science By Press Release: where I find myself in agreement with Dr. Gavin Schmidt over PR entropy

Over at RealClimate, Dr. Schmidt has written something that I’ve found myself wholly in agreement with – the sad state of science reporting and the use of embargoes that aren’t adhered to by some journalists. Readers may recall that I’ve … Continue reading

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The Pacific Institute’s ‘non-confirmation confirmation’

Parsing the Pacific Institute (Reposted from Bishop Hill to give widest possible exposure) Jim Lindgren, writing at law blog the Volokh Conspiracy, has been parsing the Pacific Institute’s statement about reinstating Peter Gleick as president, and in particular the following phrase: … Continue reading

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AAAS withdraws “impossible” global warming paper

Complaints over “impossible conclusions” cited as the reason. from CTV: EurekAlert withdraws climate change paper A study warning that the planet would warm by 2.4C by 2020, creating deadly consequences for the global food supply, is being debunked as false … Continue reading

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