Now it's caterpillar outbreaks caused by global warming

I recall one summer when I was a boy in the 1960’s where we had a tent caterpillar outbreak in our town. Global Warming wasn’t on anybody’s mind then. This story is from the Independent in the UK. Caterpillar plague on Isle of Wight was caused by climate change, says expert By Ben Mitchell Saturday,…

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Climate Craziness of the Week – New Scientist: The Denial Depot Edition

New Scientist has a barrage of articles on “denialism”, including one from DeSmog Blog misinformer Richard Littlemore, who runs with the tired old comparisons of today’s skeptical public to tobacco industry campaigns. He bashes what he calls “manufactured doubt” while at the same time ignoring the billions poured into the climate industry, including the funding…