How Bad Science & Horrific Journalism Misrepresent Wildfires and Climate

Guest post by Jim Steele, As one wildfire expert wrote, “Predicting future fire regimes is not rocket science; it is far more complicated than that.” But regardless of accuracy, most people are attracted to very simple narratives such as: more CO2 causes global warming causes more fires. Accordingly in the summer of 2019, CNN trumpeted…

How Cold Air Caused a Heatwave

Guest Post from Jim Steele From What’s Natural? Column published in Pacifica Tribune June 26, 2019 I was recently asked if the record June 2019 heat in the San Francisco Bay Area validated CO2 driven climate models. Surprisingly climate scientists have now demonstrated the heat wave was largely due to an intrusion of record cold…