Libertarians who feel that their personal liberty is threatened by industrial climate disruption are more susceptible than most to confirmation bias and motivated reasoning. That’s why so many libertarians deny the reality of industrial climate disruption.
Peter H. Gleick collects the five most outrageous examples of climate BS (Bad Science) from 2011, with several runners-up. Number one? All the Republican presidential candidates.
In Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, the Ministry of Magic eases Voldmort’s rise to power by refusing to admit he’s back and his Death Eaters are dangerous. The March 31 climate hearing showed that the GOP has become the Ministry of Magic to human-caused climate disruption’s Death Eaters.
S&R interviewed Martin Vermeer, first author of a recent Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences paper on sea level rise, about how much context the published CRU emails contained. In addition to answering questions about the emails’ context, Vermeer pointed out that some of the context “bears the mark of a scientific community under […]
The Weekly Carboholic: independent statisticians reject recent global cooling claims in blind analysis
Independent statisticians reject recent global cooling claims in blind analysis Melting glaciers releasing pollutants from decades ago IEA: climate treaty necessary to keep energy prices low Floating cities as a response to sea level rise American Physical Society rejects changes to climate change statement Climate disruption deniers have been claiming for years now that the […]