LinkedIn Goes Full Facebook: Declares War on AGW Skeptics

Guest “I’m mad as Hell and I’m not going to take it anymore”* by David Middleton (*Peter Finch as Howard Beale in the 1976 movie, Network.) Gregory Wrightstone is a fellow geologist, past president of the AAPG’s Eastern Section and author of INCONVENIENT FACTS: The science that Al Gore doesn’t want you to know. This…

Global Warming: Facebook Thinks its Opinion is Better than Yours

Coalition Publications, Studies and Resources 12 Jun, 2020 Reposted from The CO2 Coalition Hyperpartisan “Fact-checkers” Appear to Find a Video Loophole in the 2019 Policy Change of Not Blocking Opinion Pieces The CO2 Coalition of climate scientists today published a Science & Policy Brief by Dr. Patrick Michaels, formerly the president of the association of…

Distributed Denial of HCQ to COVID-19 Victims

Summary On March 19, at a White House briefing, President Trump “touted” chloroquine (hydroxychloroquine is chloroquine metabolite) for possible use against COVID-19. The very next day, a media operation was launched to deny this treatment to the public. Several fake news outlets published articles, saying things like this (NYT, March 20): Trump’s Embrace of Unproven…

Free Speech Union is Online

From the Free Speech Union Helping to spread the word of this important organization.~cr Free speech is the bedrock on which all our other freedoms rest, yet it is currently in greater peril than at any time since the Second World War. The Free Speech Union is a non-partisan, mass-membership organisation that stands up for…

Social media data reveal benefits or threats to biodiversity by visitors to nature locations

This seems useful~ctm University of Helsinki Understanding how people use and experience important places for living nature is essential for effectively managing and monitoring human activities and conserving biodiversity. In a new article published in the journal Science of the Total Environment, a team of researchers assessed global patterns of visitation rates, attractiveness and pressure…

Why social media is important in the #climatewars

I noted today that WUWT just passed 6000 followers on Twitter, and 15,000 followers of the blog by email. About the same time, WUWT reached 5000 likes on Facebook. A few years ago, I never much thought social media was worth much, but seeing how Michael Mann and Bill McKibben have been using it to…