Chilling Aussie “Mandatory news media bargaining code”: Allowing Establishment Media to Dictate Terms to “Digital Media”

The Australian Government is demanding more control of digital media content such as Google search rankings, and more renumeration for traditional mainstream media for use of content.

@CNN hits peak stupid, taps @GretaThunberg for #COVID19 panel

From the YGBFKM department comes this…this…thing. No words. Beyond parody: CNN taps Greta Thunberg for expert coronavirus panelby Brad Polumbo, Washington Examiner The brave, hard-hitting journalists over at CNN are hosting a town hall Thursday evening on Coronavirus: Facts and Fears. Our First Amendment warriors are only bringing viewers the best of experts, such as former…

Caution: Pretty Pictures Can Fool You

Guest Essay by Kip Hansen   In today’s digital and Internet-of-Things  world, it is easy to transform information into images — graphs, charts and other visuals that are colorful and informative.  Modern math and statistical software packages can do it all for you with a few clicks of your mouse or taps on the screen. …

Teen Protestors: Learned about Climate Change in “Arthur” and “The Magic School Bus” Children’s Cartoons

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Climate indoctrination begins at a very young age; “Arthur” is targeted at ages 4-8, “The Magic Schoolbus” is targeted at ages 3-10. The Teen-Agers Fighting for Climate Justice By Carolyn Kormann July 22, 2018 On Saturday, hundreds of teen-agers—loud, pensive, stubbornly determined—marched through Manhattan. They represented a movement that other…

@ed_hawkins propagandized “global warming ties” for TV meteorologists blows up in his face – Climate Central may lose Federal funding.

It all started with this, a tie design to illustrate global warming: The source, climate modeler Ed Hawkins, who’s a lead author in IPCC AR6 climate report. Warming stripes for central England, USA, Toronto and the globe. Each stripe represents the temperature in a particular year, demonstrating how different locations and the planet has warmed…

The PBS Newshour Whale Oil Myth

By Andy May While researching fossil fuel history recently, I discovered a PBS article entitled “The Whale Oil Myth.” You can see the full article here. It is based on another blog post on the environmental history web site here. The authors are not identified, but the original ideas are from Dr. Bill Kovarik from…