Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #376

The Week That Was: 2019-09-14 (September 14, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week – “If by the liberty of the press were understood merely the liberty of discussing the propriety of public measures and political opinions, let us have as much of it as…

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Public Radio: Things Ill-Considered

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Public Radio is the United States’ sort-of-analog of the United Kingdom’s BBC.  While there is a National Public Radio,  the various stations in the network are independently owned, usually by public bodies like universities — and subscribe to content from NPR and other content producers such as American Public…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #374

The Week That Was: 2019-08-31 (August 31, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: What I cannot create, I do not understand. – Richard Feynman Number of the Week: 6,000 times more accuracy needed! THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President, Science and Environmental Policy Project…

Climate Catastrophe News Cabal Ramps Up

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen The Columbia Journalism Review,  “The voice of journalism”, has been organizing and promoting “a project co-founded by CJR and The Nation aimed at strengthening the media’s focus on the climate crisis.”  This effort is called “Covering Climate Now”. I have covered this [propaganda] campaign before here at WUWT in an…

Caution: Pretty Pictures Can Fool You

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   In today’s digital and Internet-of-Things  world, it is easy to transform information into images — graphs, charts and other visuals that are colorful and informative.  Modern math and statistical software packages can do it all for you with a few clicks of your mouse or taps on the screen. …

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #373

The Week That Was: 2019-08-24 (August 24, 2019) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.” ― Richard P. Feynman Number of the Week: 116 Stations THIS WEEK: By Ken Haapala, President,…

Amazon Fires Update

News Brief by Kip Hansen   The news channels, newspapers, news sites and the Twit-o-verse are full of “the Amazon is burning!”  some of this was covered in here as “Amazon Fire History Since 2003” by Les Johnson  on August 23. Years ago, I asked the question “What Are They Really Counting?”.  Always an important…