A blockchain to destroy alarmist fake news, Part 2

Guest essay by Mike Lorrey NOTE: Mike Lorrey is an advisor to trive.news and is a past contributor and moderator for WUWT. In Part 1 I talked about how the Trive system works in its adversarial system of on-chain peer review and challenge that is incentivized by bounty rewards. In the comments to the last…

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A new blockchain designed to destroy fake alarmist news

Fact Checking Alarmist Fake News Now Easy With Trive Guest essay by Mike Lorrey NOTE: The author is an advisor to trive.news. He has also made a number of contributions to WUWT over the years including moderating during the Climategate era. We have seen over the past decade plus of the climate wars how the…

US Congress Rejects UN Internet Takeover

http://phys.org/news/2012-05-internet.html As a followup to a previous story about congressional hearings regarding a proposal to turn over control of the internet to the United Nations International Telecommunications Union, we are happy to report that extensive public pressure has ensured that there remains a bipartisan consensus against allowing this transfer of power over the Internet.

Stop Kissing the Coral!!!!

http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/5473/coral-reefs-have-herpes Long blamed on anthropogenic global warming, coral bleaching events are now being traced to viral pathogens, specifically a form of the herpes virus. I guess this is what they mean when they say people are loving nature to death…. Original article:

A request: +1 Us for Google's Sake

A week or so ago I found out about Google’s +1 program, which allows anybody to uprate websites that participate, so that users can boost that site’s search rankings. As has been found recently, Google has staff of people who actively downrate websites based on a number of factors, one of which is according to…

Early Winter in Switzerland

Global Warming alarmists have long claimed that snowfall would soon be a thing of the past in the Swiss Alps, that the glaciers would melt, tourists would leave, and the ski industry would die. There CERTAINLY would not be any snowfall at lower altitudes, or any snowfall even before the official start of autumn. Yet…

Facebook Treating Skeptic Blog Articles as "Abusive"

It came to our attention yesterday when we were sharing WUWT articles, that Facebook now treats WUWT articles as “abusive”. Apparently this is a new tactic of the warmists to abuse the FB abuse process in order to suppress free speech. WUWT readers have reported that this has also started happening on other skeptic blogs…

Snow in Los Angeles County, NWS Winter Advisory

From the “weather is not climate” department… Apparently, Nature is weighing in some support for action in Sacramento to end California’s economically punishing anti-carbon law. We saw earlier this winter some significant snowfall in Los Angeles, but Hollywierd continues to suffer the cold shoulder and chill wind of nature even as spring is well underway.…

New Hampshire House Votes to Quit Cap-and-Trade

The New Hampshire House of Representatives, the third largest legislative body in the world, voted yesterday to end the state’s participation in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative cap-and-trade program. The House voted 251-108 after less than 5 minutes of debate to repeal the law under which the state joined RGGI. A number of Democrats refused…