Is climate change controversy good for science?

By Craig Idso In the title of their newly published article in the journal Scientometrics, Jankó et al. (2017) ask the important question “Is climate change controversy good for science?” Their answer, which we will divulge later, came about via a somewhat unique analysis, which compared the reference lists of two major reports published by the Intergovernmental…

Remember all the fuss over Walruses and Climate Change? Never Mind

Breaking: Pacific walrus is not threatened with extinction says US Fish & Wildlife “U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officials said they cannot determine with certainty that walruses are likely to become endangered “in the foreseeable future,” which the agency defines as the year 2060.” (CBC, 4 October 2017). “The agency said in 2011 that walruses deserve the…