Grant money panic! Murdoch buys the National Geographic

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Media giant Rupert Murdoch has just purchased the National Geographic. According to the Washington Post, Murdoch has provided the non profit organisation with a desperately needed financial lifeline; National Geographic gets financial lifeline from Fox in $725 million deal … Under the terms announced Wednesday, Fox will control 73 percent…

Bloomberg’s made-up climate widget

Guest essay by David Burton Bloomberg’s Eric Roston and Blacki Migliozzi are just regurgitating made-up, model-generated nonsense, in place of real data. You want proof? Look at their graph of “greenhouse gases.” I saved a copy on my web site, here (with four X-axis markers spliced together from four screenshots). Here’s a shrunken version: ​…

The Guardian: Still hypocritical on pensions

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian has launched an attack on pension funds which invest in fossil fuel assets, accusing them of “… taking an ill-advised gamble on climate change …”. There is just one problem with this stern advice – the Guardian recently admitted that their own pension fund is invested in fossil…