“Tick and Mosquito Infections Spreading Rapidly”, is not linked to ‘climate change’ by study, despite what the NYT says

Guest Commentary by Kip Hansen   Science News treated us to an interesting quip on 2 May titled “Tick-borne and mosquito-borne illnesses are on the rise in the United States” written by Roni Dengler.  Dengler writes:   “Warmer weather is a major cause for the explosion in these vector-transmitted diseases, The New York Times reports, as…

What Did Shell Know and When Did They Know It?

Guest ridicule by David Middleton It just doesn’t get any more fracking stupid than this: NEWS 06/04/2018 1:12 AM IST In 1998, Shell Predicted It Would Be Sued Over Climate Crisis Someday By Chris D’Angelo Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell was well aware of the world-altering climate risks associated with carbon dioxide emissions by at…

SCIENCE Magazine: Sloppy Reporting

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   I once ran a web site titled the Bad Science Times —  I wrote about bad and poor science and science journalism.  It was the still the heyday of online bulletin boards and web sites were the “new” thing.  I used it as a proving ground for my burgeoning…