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…

The Oreskes question: Is Blood thicker than Objective Reporting @NPR ?

Guest essay by Russell Cook If anyone had engaged in a one-word internet search of the name “Oreskes” prior to October 31st, 2017, the results would have largely been for…

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…

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…

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…

"Hurricane Maria is following Irma's path"… Maria coverage picks up where Irma coverage left off.

Guest post by David Middleton Hurricane Maria is a really bad storm.  This criticism of the media’s coverage of it is in no way meant to dismiss, disregard or devalue…

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…

Guam Threatened?

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   The New York Times seems to be running short of environmental journalists.  Its latest salvo in the attempt to keep climate change at the…

Venus and Hawking's Scientific Illiteracy

From The Reference Frame by Luboš Motl Five days ago, Stephen Hawking – or someone who has hacked his computerized speech generator – has told us that Donald Trump is…

NYT coins ridiculous meme: 'Earth-scorching CO2'

Guest Commentary by Kip Hansen   The New York Times has set a new standard of scientific misrepresentation in this front page title to the latest climate change consensus salvo…

From the Scientific Urban Legend Department: Slight Rise in Temperatures Tied to Heat Wave Deaths

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen     The Claim: The venerable NY Times carries this headline:  “In India, Slight Rise in Temperatures Is Tied to Heat Wave Deaths”. The study…

A prime example of why correct facts don't matter to climate alarmists

Respected climate scientist refutes false claim that tree died due to climate change, and the pressure to not do so Toby Nixon writes: The Seattle Times ran a hysterical story…

@NPR Bungles Sea Level Rise Story

Supposed threats to coastal military installations ignore science By Bob Endlich “Data from CO2 measuring stations and from the Sewell’s Point and all other tide gages may clearly refute these…

Ryan Zinke Confirmed as Interior Secretary, as Reported Very Dishonestly by the Washington Post

Guest post by David Middleton Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as interior secretary By Darryl Fears March 1 The Senate on Wednesday confirmed Ryan Zinke’s nomination to lead the Interior Department…

Silly PR: Communications expert explains how science should respond to fake news

From the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON and the “fake news is news we don’t like” department comes this press release that made me laugh. While there’s always been tabloids that make up…

Fake News: Fukushima Edition

Guest post by David Middleton Radiation levels recorded inside Fukushima’s crippled nuclear power station are at the highest levels since its catastrophic meltdown in 2011. Tokyo Electric Power Co. Holdings…

"World’s First 24/7 Solar Power Plant Powers 75,000 Homes" for 3 hours per day.

Guest post by David Middleton SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes Project in Tonopah, Nevada is quietly providing clean, green solar energy to 75,000 homes in the Silver State even when the sun…

Modern Scientific Controversies Part 2: The Great Barrier Reef Wars

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   Prologue:  This is the second in a series of several essays that will discuss ongoing scientific controversies, a specific type of which are often…

Oh Noes!!! "Crocodiles and Palm Trees in the Arctic? New Report Suggests Yes."

“It’s the most dire prediction yet”!!! Guest post by David Middleton Featured image borrowed from here.   By Marianne Lavelle PUBLISHED MAY 23, 2016 In even the bleakest climate change…