Researchers retract a paper because it turns out not to be about bulls&$#

From Retraction Watch Sometimes what science really needs is more bulls&$#. Just ask a group of environmental scientists in China, who lost their 2019 article on soil contamination because what they thought was manure was in fact something else. The article, titled “Immobilization of heavy metals in e-waste contaminated soils by combined application of biochar…

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On the Flat Earth Rants of Joe Postma

Reposted from Dr. Roy Spencer’s blog June 4th, 2019 by Roy W. Spencer, Ph. D. Willis Eschenbach and I have been defending ourselves on Facebook against Joe Postma’s claims we have “flat Earth” beliefs about the radiative energy budget of the Earth. The guy is obviously passionate, as our discussion ended with expletive-laced insults hurled…

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report

Hyberbole from the New York Post By Ebony Bowden June 3, 2019 | 6:29pm | Updated A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a “high likelihood” human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions. The…

Labor anger over Green New Deal greets 2020 contenders in California

From Politico By CARLA MARINUCCI and DEBRA KAHN 06/01/2019 09:00 AM EDT LOS ANGELES — Blue-collar union workers in solidly Democratic California are rejecting “Green New Deal” politics, a possible preview of troubles for 2020 presidential hopefuls in Rust Belt states like Pennsylvania and Ohio. When Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti launched his “Green New…