“False Humility Will Not Save the Planet”

Guest post by David Middleton When I first saw this headline, I thought I was going to have fun ridiculing it… But once I started reading it, I realized that it was a polite version of the classic George Carlin routine… Published on January 2, 2020False Humility Will Not Save the Planetwritten by Maarten Boudry…

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Michael Shellenberger: Apocalypse Cancelled?

Guest “attaboy” by David Middleton Time Magazine “Hero of the Environment” and Green Book Award Winner Michael Shellenberger slaps down the apocalyptic climate change propagandists… Nov 25, 2019Why Apocalyptic Claims About Climate Change Are WrongMichael Shellenberger Environmental journalists and advocates have in recent weeks made a number of apocalyptic predictions about the impact of climate…

Australia Weather Bureau Caught Tampering With Climate Numbers

Energy From The Daily Caller Chris White 9:57 PM 07/31/2017 Australian scientists at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) ordered a review of temperature recording instruments after the government agency was caught tampering with temperature logs in several locations. Agency officials admit that the problem with instruments recording low temperatures likely happened in several locations throughout…

Clearing the 'cloud hanging over climate science'

Commentary calls for new ‘science of climate diversity’ December 8, 2014 By Melissa Osgood, Cornell University There is cloud hanging over climate science, but one Cornell University expert on communication and environmental issues says he knows how to help clear the air. In the December issue of Nature Climate Change, Jonathon Schuldt, assistant professor of…

The best way to win an argument

Mike Jonas writes: The BBC (British Broadcasting Corporation, UK) looks at analysis that could lead to more moderate attitudes. This BBC article provides some food for thought that is relevant to the climate debate. It looks at a paper “Political Extremism Is Supported by an Illusion of Understanding” by Fernbach, Rogers, Fox and Sloman, which…