WUWT reader “Carl” Submits this story: New research suggests people tend to hold negative views of political and social activists Why don’t people behave in more environmentally friendly ways? New research presents one uncomfortable answer: They don’t want to be associated with environmentalists. Advertisements
It appears that is exactly what happened today, from Obama’s “Organizing For Action” website (now disappeared) there was this announcement: Reality is a bitch sometimes:
Some days you just have to laugh. The map, is quite something; perhaps it is the product of a bender or a psychotic episode of some sorts. Maybe its a lame attempt at satire, maybe the person actually believes what they wrote. It is hard to determine.
I had a tough time deciding if this should be “Quote of the Week” or “Climate Craziness of the Week”. The quote is from 350.org’s founder Bill McKibben, who says: I, as you can tell, am the furthest thing from an activist leader. I’m a writer. One might believe that…. except for right above that…
I’m sure Phil Jones will need to be notified right away that this paper on HadCRUT4 was never actually published. Justin Templer writes on Twitter and provides screencaps:
ESSAY: The shoddy science of sceptic-bashing LOG12 paper by Lewandowsky attempts to turn rational criticism into a psychological illness. “As the influence of environmental thinking has increased its hold over the political establishment, the failure to win the public support that might create the basis for decisive action to save the planet has also increasingly…
Hilary Ostrov writes about another Internet poll gone horribly wrong: ============================================================== Back in March of this year, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) announced an “innovative initiative” in which participants from around the world are invited to vote on what the priorities should be in a post-2015 world.