Study: Reliance on ‘gut feelings’ linked to belief in fake news, climate change

From the OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY Study finds political bias isn’t all that shapes how we perceive truth COLUMBUS, Ohio – People who tend to trust their intuition or to believe that the facts they hear are politically biased are more likely to stand behind inaccurate beliefs, a new study suggests. And those who rely on…

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Justin Gillis Strikes One Last Time

Guest Opinion by Kip Hansen   In a paroxysm of over-the-top alarmism, Justin Gillis, at the New York Times, fires off another advocacy editorial — disguised as a climate news story. This salvo’s title is “The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior” — but that’s not what he is writing about. The article’s URL…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #284

The Week That Was: 2017-09-18 (September 18, 2017) Brought to You by SEPP (www.SEPP.org) The Science and Environmental Policy Project ################################################### Quote of the Week. “It is very obvious that we are not influenced by ‘facts’ but by our interpretation of the facts.”— Alfred Adler, Austrian medical doctor, psychotherapist, and founder of the school of…

Follow The Money

By Dr. Duane Thresher. From Real Climatologists. September 18, 2017 Abstract: The wasted and misspent money at NASA GISS and all climate research institutions is staggering. So, as they said in Watergate, follow the money. Like all global warming skeptic climate scientists we are accused of taking money from oil companies and conservative organizations. We…

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…