Bad Science: NSIDC disappears Arctic sea ice extent going back years

From the “Arctic is screaming louder thanks to Mark Serreze and his adjustment shenanigans” department, I don’t think this is going to fly. Some of the adjustments are as much as 1.2 million square kilometers of sea ice, which is as much as some yearly variations. -Anthony Guest essay Tom Wiita I came across this…

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“Argentinian geoscientist faces criminal charges” for not committing scientific fraud in glacier survey.

Guest post by David Middleton George Orwell on steroids… Argentinian geoscientist faces criminal charges over glacier survey Government researcher Ricardo Villalba stands accused of shaping a study to benefit mining interests. Jeff Tollefson & Emiliano Rodríguez Mega A prominent geoscientist in Argentina is facing criminal charges over accusations that he manipulated a government survey of…

Elon Musk’s Latest Corporate Welfare Effort?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall If the “Fire and Fury” Musk excerpt is true, Elon Musk appears to be rapidly adapting to the spending priorities of the Trump era – downplaying his climate ventures, advancing proposals for himself to be at the helm of the Trump push for exploration missions to other planets. But in…

The Myth of the Anti-Science Denier

Guest essay by John Ridgway I’ll tell you what you don’t get to see that often nowadays: Death by Chocolate. There was a time, not so long ago, when no dinner party was complete without a postprandial chuckle over the prospects of slumping dead into one’s pudding bowl. Now, sadly, Death by Chocolate has gone…