SHOCKER: National Geographic admits they were wrong about “starving polar bear” video

A stunning admission from National Geographic: National Geographic went too far in drawing a definitive connection between climate change and a particular starving polar bear in the opening caption of our video about the animal. We said, “This is what climate change looks like.” While science has established that there is a strong connection between…

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Grant money panic! Murdoch buys the National Geographic

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Media giant Rupert Murdoch has just purchased the National Geographic. According to the Washington Post, Murdoch has provided the non profit organisation with a desperately needed financial lifeline; National Geographic gets financial lifeline from Fox in $725 million deal … Under the terms announced Wednesday, Fox will control 73 percent…

Science or dogma at the National Geographic Society?

An a-scientific paper, poor contribution of NGS to the enlightenment of its members. Story submitted by Michel de Rougemont I just finished reading the article « The age of disbelief » in the March edition of the National Geographic. It is one of the most a-scientific articles about science that I ever could read. Joel…

National Geographic's Warming Warning – 10 Years Later

Geoff Sherrington writes: National Geographic Magazine had a Global Warming issue in September 2004. New instruments have given new data. By planning now, NatGeo can make a revised issue 10 years later, in September 2014. The 2014 edition should aim to correct what is now known to be wrong or questionable in the 2004 edition.…

National Geographic rising sea level prophecy – cause for concern or absurd fairytale?

Guest essay by Prof. Don J. Easterbrook The September issue of National Geographic shows sea level midway up the Statue of Liberty, 214 feet above present sea level (Fig. 1) and contains dire images of impending catastrophic sea level rise. Anthony’s excellent responses (http://wattsupwiththat.com/?s=national+geographic) and (http://wattsupwiththat.com/2010/11/28/freaking-out-about-nyc-sea-level-rise-is-easy-to-do-when-you-dont-pay-attention-to-history/) have demonstrated the utter absurdity of the National Geographic…

National Geographic’s Junk Science: How long will it take for sea level rise to reach midway up the Statue of Liberty?

Assuming that it can actually get there? Today on the WUWT Hot Sheet, we reported that there was more fear-mongering imagery from National Geographic, as seen at right. Steve Wilent said in a tip: Have you seen the cover of the September 2013 National Geographic Magazine? Cover story: Rising Seas. Image: The statue of Liberty…

More on the National Geographic Decline

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Anthony has covered the National Geographic Northern Hemisphere temperature graph here. This is the graph under discussion. Figure 1. Graph from November 1976 National Geographic article Since I’m a suspicious guy who never takes anything on faith, I went and got the original data that was used by National Geographic.…