Australia’s ABC says Heard Island is a “canary in a cage” for climate change – but investigation shows the claim is patently absurd

Australia’s ABC News and Marty McCarthy not only jumps the shark, but makes a mockery of science reporting. Ross Hyland writes to Climate Depot (which was forwarded to me for analysis) about a claim about climate change on a tiny volcanic island called Heard Island, not far from Antarctica. This article in Australia’s ABC has…

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Earth Devouring Its Own Oceans!!! Film at 11.

Guest oy vey by David Middleton First we learn that climate change is dissolving the seafloor and now we find out that Earth is devouring its own oceans (like it could be devouring some other planet’s oceans)… And it’s three times as bad as “previously thought” (is it ever three times better than previously thought?).…

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 —…

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:…