Modern Scientific Controversies Part 3: The War on Sugar

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen Prologue:  This is the third in a series of several essays that will discuss ongoing scientific controversies, a specific type of which are often referred…

What hibernating toads tell us about climate (nothing)

From MCGILL UNIVERSITY and the “30 years defines a climate trend and 24 years defines toad trend department” comes this dreck. I call bullshit. 24-year study of spring emergence of…

Battered Aussie Conservatives Try to Woo Back Climate Skeptics

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian is worried that the centre right Australian Coalition government, which won the recent national election by the narrowest of margins, has signalled a…

June 2016 Global Surface (Land+Ocean) and Lower Troposphere Temperature Anomaly Update

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale This post provides updates of the values for the three primary suppliers of global land+ocean surface temperature reconstructions—GISS and NCEI (formerly NCDC) through June 2016…

Attempt by AAAS at climate consensus underscores the fact the 'science is not a democracy'

From the “so what?” department and the American Association for the Advancement of Science via Eurekalert: Thirty-one top scientific societies speak with one voice on global climate change In a…

 Actual press release: "Policy makers and ecologists must develop a more constructive dialogue to save the planet"

From the talk not action department and TRINITY COLLEGE DUBLIN comes this laughable press release: Policy makers and ecologists must develop a more constructive dialogue to save the planet Dublin, Ireland,…