S&R reviewed eight related commentaries written by Tom Harris of the International Climate Science Coalition since mid-December. We found that the commentaries represent tone trolling and are packed them with distortions, errors, hypocrisy, and more. Part One of Six.
Taylor attacks his critics instead of correcting his distortions of a peer-reviewed study
James Taylor of the Heartland Institute compound his original mistake of distorting a peer-reviewed survey by repeating his distortions and choosing to attack his critics instead of correcting his many original mistakes.
Media Trackers writer ignorant of academia and climate issues, hypocritical regarding ethics
Alyssa Carducci of Media Trackers-Florida and The Heartland Institute revealed her ignorance of academia and climate issues and her hypocrisy regarding ethics when she misrepresented herself in order to obtain information on scientist Michael Mann’s speaking fees.
Climate disruption denial: a natural by-product of libertarian values
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.
Marc Morano abets emailed threats of violence
Marc Morano condones threats of violence against climate scientists and their families. That tells you everything you need to know about his character, and about the character of the people who employ or work with him.
Mann's critics not appeased by NSF investigation, extend unfounded "whitewash" accusations to NSF itself
The OIG confirmed Penn State’s result that Michael Mann was not guilty of research misconduct. So where are all Mann’s critics admitting they were wrong about him?
Latest hearing shows GOP is the Ministry of Magic to climate disruption's Death Eaters
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.
Climate scientists still besieged
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 […]
Nota Bene #111: Mmmmm… Beeeeeer
Sorry for the long absence. Let’s carry on, shall we? “If you listen to the guys up in the stands, pretty soon you’ll be up there sitting with them.” Who said it?
Nota Bene #108: Mm-mm, Time for Pi
“If in the first act you have hung a pistol on the wall, then in the following one it should be fired. Otherwise don’t put it there.” Who said it?