The latest travesty in ‘consensus enforcement’

Reposted from Dr. Judith Curry’s Climate Etc. Posted on August 14, 2019 by curryja The latest travesty in consensus ‘enforcement’, published by Nature. There is a new paper published in Nature, entitled Discrepancies in scientific authority and media visibility of climate change scientists and contrarians. Abstract. We juxtapose 386 prominent contrarians with 386 expert scientists…

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A Science Journalist Nails the Anthropocene

Guest “attaboy” by David Middleton A small ray of sunshine in the dismal swamp of science journalism from, of all places, The Atlantic… The Anthropocene Is a JokeOn geological timescales, human civilization is an event, not an epoch. PETER BRANNEN AUG 13, 2019 Humans are now living in a new geological epoch of our own making:…

A Green And Pleasant Land

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach (see update at the end) In England there was a recent partial collapse of the Whaley Bridge Dam. Of course, this couldn’t have been from, oh, I don’t know, bad construction or bad reservoir water-level management … So naturally, the UK media is full of scary headlines. The Whaley Bridge…