Barley, Beer and BS

  News Analysis by Kip Hansen Oops, can I say that here?  BS?  Oh, pretend it means “Barley Science.” It does, sort of, especially in this instance.  You see, it isn’t really science.  It is an even worse word than “BS” — it’s the “P-word”.    Luckily, I am not shy about using the P-word —…

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The Problem with Puffins

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Catastrophe looms for the problematic puffin.  The likeable comically shaped and  cartoonishly colored birds that are the emblematic symbol of Iceland and are the official bird symbol for the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador, are definitely doomed if something isn’t done.  Or so we’ve been told. Headlines scream:…

WaPo’s Non-Shocking, Non-Discovery

Trump Auto Rule: Washington Post’s Non-Shocking Non-Discovery Guest essay by Marlo Lewis, Jr., CEI Today in the Washington Post, Juliet Eilperin, Brady Dennis, and Chris Mooney bash the Trump Administration’s SAFE Vehicles Rule, a proposal to freeze new motor vehicle fuel economy standards at the 2020 levels through 2026. Eilperin, Dennis, and Mooney (EDM) claim, or rather insinuate through…

A Geological Feud Over the Meghalayan? Or Just More Rubbish Published by the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America?

Alternate Title: Yes, We Have No Anthropocene, We Have No Anthropocene Today! (Sung to the tune of Yes, We Have No Bananas) Guest commentary by David Middleton SCIENCE Geologists Are Feuding About the Collapse of Civilization The year’s most acrimonious scientific fight is a mega-drama over a mega-drought. ROBINSON MEYER SEP 20, 2018 This summer,…

The Voice of America Babbles Nonsense About Climate Change and California’s Wildfires…

Guest ridicule by David Middleton I miss the good old days when it was Radio Free Europe. From today’s Real Clear Energy headlines, totally unrelated to energy… Climate Change Fuels California Fires September 12, 2018 Mike O’Sullivan LOS ANGELES —  California has experienced record heat waves and catastrophic fires in recent years, and climate experts…

@NYT lies about climate – by omitting the past

By Dr. John Christy, Alabama State Climatologist Meteorological summer (June, July and August) is now over and it’s time to check how the summer temperatures compare with other years.  For a research project a few years ago we developed a statewide summer temperature index for four 100-mile diameter regions centered on the major cities of…

Climatariat News Network: Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke isn’t a geologist because climate change.

Guest CNN-bashing by David Middleton (a geologist) I ran across this April 2018 article while looking for something else.  I totally missed this episode of Trump Derangement Syndrome. Secretary Zinke’s stance on climate change is one of several reasons the Climatariat News Network decided that he was being dishonest in describing himself as a geologist……