Fake News: Trump official, Scaramucci, says Earth is only 5,500 yrs old.

Guest post by David Middleton Anatomy of a fake news story. This article appeared in Forbes last week… Trump’s New White House Communications Director Believes The Earth Is 5,500 Years Old In a flurry of activity last week, Anthony Scaramucci became the White House communications director while President Trump accepted Sean Spicer’s resignation. In doing so, President Trump gave…

Talking Truth to Climate Consensus

By Rud Istvan A sound bite summary* The climate consensus now has two derogation levels for those who disagree. Climate ‘contrarians’ like Bjørn Lomborg disagree about mitigation policies. Climate ‘deniers’ like Judith Curry disagree about the underlying climatology. The consensus does not any want any disagreement, since their science is ‘settled’ and solutions ‘clear’. They…

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Study: Presenting Deliberately “Weakened” Skeptic Arguments Increases Climate Acceptance

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new study suggests that if people are psychologically “inoculated” with deliberately “weakened” versions of climate skeptic arguments, they are more likely to reject real skeptic positions. The Press Release; Psychological ‘vaccine’ could help immunize public against ‘fake news’ on climate change Sander van der Linden, Anthony Leiserowitz,Seth Rosenthal, Edward…