Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #487

“You can fool all the people some of the time and some of the people all the time, but you cannot fool all the people all the time.” – Attributed…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #486

The Week That Was: 2022-01-08 (January 8, 2022)Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org)The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “If you want to understand something well…explain it…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #485

Quote of the Week: It is in the admission of ignorance and the admission of uncertainty that there is a hope for the continuous motion of human beings in some…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #484

The Week That Was: 2021-12-18 (December 18, 2021)Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org)The Science and Environmental Policy Project Quote of the Week: “The brightest flashes in the world of thought…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #483

“It is as fatal as it is cowardly to blink facts because they are not to our taste.” – John Tyndall, 1877.

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #482

“So, it is a one percent effect—it is actually a little less than that because that is with no clouds. Clouds make everything even less threatening.” – William Happer on…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #481

Quote of the Week: “Any fool can know. The point is to understand.” – Albert Einstein

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #480

“There is nothing more frightening than ignorance in action.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe [H

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #479

We find that whole communities suddenly fix their minds upon one object and go mad in its pursuit; that millions of people become simultaneously impressed with one delusion, and run…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #478

“I don’t know what’s the matter with people: they don’t learn by understanding; they learn by some other way – by rote, or something. Their knowledge is so fragile!” –…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #477

“With a true view all the data harmonize, but with a false one the facts soon clash.” Aristotle:  Ethics, Book I, Section 8, 10 [H/t Paul MacRae]

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #476

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself and you are the easiest person to fool. …” – Richard Feynman

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #475

Presentation of the Fredrick Seitz Memorial Award: Comments Given at 14th International Conference on Climate Change by The Heartland Institute introducing David R. Legates, recipient of the 2021 Fredrick Seitz…

Weekly Energy and Climate News Roundup #474

Quote of the Week: “Nullius in verba” – The Royal Society [UK]

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #473

One has to belong to the intelligentsia to believe things like that: no ordinary man could be such a fool. – by George Orwell

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #472

Each piece, or part, of the whole of nature is always merely an approximation to the complete truth, or the complete truth so far as we know it. In fact,…

Weekly Climate And Energy News Roundup #471

“skepticism is the highest of duties; blind faith the one unpardonable sin” – Thomas Huxley [H/t Jim Steele]

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #470

“If a man will begin with certainties, he shall end with doubts, but if he will be content to begin with doubts he shall end in certainties.” – Francis Bacon

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #469

“America’s leadership must be guided by learning and reason.”  John F. Kennedy, Speech not delivered in Dallas, Nov 22, 1963

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #468

“Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities” – Voltaire

Weekly Climate and Energy NewsRoundup #467

Can a man who’s warm understand one who’s freezing?

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #466

“The simple step of a courageous individual is not to partake in the lie. – Alexander Solzhenitsyn [H/t Ron Clutz]

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #465

’The exception proves that the rule is wrong.’ That is the principle of science. If there is an exception to any rule, and if it can be proven by observation,…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #464

“It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words…Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime…