Monday Mirthiness – #GreenpeaceKnew

Last week, we carried the revelation that in a legal defamation case brought against GreenPeace by a forest products company (GreenPeace claimed they were “forest destroyers” among other things), that GreenPeace claimed their defense was “we publish hyperbole, therefore it isn’t actionable because it isn’t factual“. Given the spirit of such hyperbole, I came to the…

The three ironies of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests

Guest post by David Middleton Dakota Access Protest Backfires For Standing Rock By Irina Slav – Feb 22, 2017 The months-long protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline project has seriously hurt the revenues of a casino operated by the Standing Rock Sioux tribe – the tribe that initiated the protests as a portion of…

Friday Funny BONUS -Reality hits home for Dr. Mann

Ah Dr. Michael Mann, keeps giving us gifts. As Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. once quipped: If Michael Mann did not exist, the skeptics would have to invent him. Looks like doomsday from Dr. Mann’s perspective, according to his Twitter feed (from which I’m blocked h/t to Shub). Maybe Mike is just worried POTUS has more…