Climate Changers Endorse Nuclear Power – Why Now?

Guest essay by Joseph Somsel Go back and re-watch Gore’s An Inconvenient Truth from 2006 and you’ll find that he never once voices the word “nuclear” although there is a long visual scene of a nuclear warhead exploding and the subsequent mushroom cloud filling the screen.  Early AGW enthusiasts never seemed to acknowledge that if…

Fabricating Climate Doom – Part 2: Hijacking Conservation Success in the UK to Build Consensus!

Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University. What Good Conservation Science Reported Good stewards of the environment are compelled to engage in good science. In 1980, butterfly experts in the United Kingdom predicted that both the Silver-spotted Skipper and the Large Blue butterfly were doomed to extinction.…

Skeptical Science takes ‘creepy’ to a whole new level

People send me stuff. Yesterday Skeptical Science owner John Cook announced to the world that he thought Willis’s open letter to the new editor of Science was “creepy” and “sexist”. As is typical with the Skeptical Science kidz, it’s just projection. How much? You have no idea. But it turns out that when you scratch…