Irony can be so… Ironic – Trump’s solution to AGW: “Drill, Baby, Drill!”

Guest commentary by David Middleton Daily Comment In Bonn, Trump’s Answer to Global Warming? Drill, Baby, Drill! By Elizabeth Kolbert November 15, 2017 Every year around this time, negotiators from across the globe meet in one city or another—Montreal, Marrakech, Copenhagen, Paris—to resolve that the world really ought come up with a plan to do something about…

Another nest of ‘scientific’ haters goes dark

You may remember “ScienceBlogs’ The official party line (according to Wikipedia) was: ScienceBlogs was an invitation-only blog network and virtual community. It was created by Seed Media Group in 2006 to enhance the public understanding of science. … As a result of the free rein given to bloggers and the incentive to increase traffic, bloggers…

Some Failed Climate Predictions

By Javier Here, for the first time in public, is Javier’s entire collection of massive, “consensus” climate science prediction failures. This collection is carefully selected from only academics or high-ranking officials, as reported in the press or scientific journals. Rather than being exhaustive, this is a list of fully referenced arguments that shows that consensus…

From “The Stupid, It Burns” Department: “Climate Change Is Already Making People Sicker”

Guest rant by David Middleton Climate change is a central issue at this year’s United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), with multiple high-level meetings on the issue happening amid several devastating natural disasters. Hurricane Irma recently swept through the Caribbean and into Florida, only to be quickly followed by Hurricane Maria. “Climate change casts a long shadow over the development efforts…

So What Happened to the Journalism?

 John Ridgway “Anyone who isn’t confused really doesn’t understand the situation.” Edward R. Murrow Back in 2013 the UK’s Parliamentary Science and Technology Select Committee could be found holding an enquiry into the communication of climate science. Now, I admit I’m a little late in bringing this to your attention, but topicality is not my…