Guardian: Climate Scientists are Not Just In it for the Money

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian has posted an article defending climate scientists against accusations they’re just grant money grubbing liars. The idea that climate scientists are in it for the cash has deep ideological roots Graham Readfearn Author and academic Nancy MacLean says cynicism about the motives of public servants, including government-backed climate…

Former NYT climate author Revkin gets Pwned by fake photo from another climate alarmist

From the “confirmation bias breeds delicious irony” department comes this hilarious moment when one climate alarmist gets pwned by the fake predictions of another. Back in 2012, Andrew Freedman was working for “climate Central” and published a ridiculous story about sea level rise and New York LaGuardia airport. I pointed out immediately how ridiculous and…

Study: Katharine Hayhoe Can Convert Climate Skeptics

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A study conducted by Katharine Hayhoe’s dad suggests even recorded lectures by Katharine Hayhoe can convert climate skeptics. Study: Katharine Hayhoe is successfully convincing doubtful evangelicals about climate change A new study finds that a lecture from evangelical climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe successfully educates evangelical college students, validating the “trusted…

Scientific American Sokalized

By Howard “Cork” Hayden, A few years ago, I learned of an article by Mark Z. Jacobson and Mark A. Delucchi in the November 2009 issue of Scientific American called “A Path to Sustainable Energy.” My first impression was, “These guys must be joking.” My second impression was, “Yes, they are joking, and the joke…

Earth Overshoot Day: An Anthropocene Fable

Guest post by David Middleton I think future historians will be amazed at how the Anthropocene was filled with more myths and fables than the combined cultures of ancient Greece, Rome and wherever Thor came from… By August 2, 2017, we will have used more from nature than our planet can renew in the whole year.…