I hypothesize that the surface temperature will increase as a result of COVID19’s shutdown of industry and transportation due to the reduction of aerosols.
Climate Science for Everyone: correlation and causation (updated)
In this Climate Science for Everyone article I describe correlation, causation, and two important relationships between them: correlation does not prove causation, but a lack of correlation doesn’t disprove causation either.
Climate Illogic: Appealing to history to predict the future is often illogical
Arguing that something happening one way in the past means it can only happen that way is an illogical appeal to history.
Climate Science for Everyone: How do scientists measure the temperature of the Earth?
Scientists measure the Earth’s temperature three ways – stationary surface thermometers, satellite-based microwave detectors, and balloon-carried thermometers.
Large cuts to NOAA research, satellite operations will degrade weather forecasting and military preparedness
Donald wants to dramatically cut government funded research and satellite operations performed by NOAA without affecting the military. It won’t work.
When reaching out to better understand my fellow Americans, facts are non-negotiable
A shared, common understanding of the facts is a prerequisite for any attempts at understanding the perspectives of my fellow Americans.
You have to be OK with a lot of awful stuff to vote for Donald Trump
You don’t have to believe everything Donald Trump does to vote for him, but you do have to be OK with everything he believes, and he believes some really awful stuff.
Donald Trump is a fascist, Part Seven
Why Donald Trump is a fascist, part seven of an eight part essay. Fascism according to Italian intellectual and author Umberto Eco’s definition.
Newsmax has misrepresented the OISM’s Global Warming Petition Project 18 times since May 2008
Since May 2008, Newsmax has published 128 consistently biased and inaccurate articles, commentaries, and “native advertising” masquerading as investigative journalism about the Global Warming Petition Project.
Five more conservative media sites have misrepresented OISM’s Global Warming Petition Project
The Independent Journal Review, The Blaze, the Wall Street Journal, Breitbart.com, and the New York Post have collectively misrepresented the Global Warming Petition Project eight times since 2008.