Industrial climate disruption is sufficiently complicated that arguing from authority – even a consensus of authorities – is not only justified, it’s entirely logical.
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.
Heartland Institute senior fellow James Taylor’s tries – and fails – to discredit the draft National Climate Assessment by attacking a small minority of the Assessment’s authors.
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.
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.
Climate scientist Michael Mann has sued the Competitive Enterprise Institute and the National Review for defamation over statements that accuse Mann of scientific misconduct and that compare him to convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky.
One of the many factual errors, misunderstandings, and misleading claims (I counted at least six) in a Wall Street Journal commentary denying human-caused climate disruption was that only four of the 16 […]
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?
In his Washington Times op-ed titled 2012 GOP guide to the climate debate,” commentator Steve Milloy made a large number of claims that are demonstrably wrong – 18 at last count. But […]
Today, the Washington Times ran an op-ed by science-denier-for-hire Steve Milloy titled “2012 GOP guide to the climate debate.” Based on the number of errors and irrelevancies masquerading as serious concerns I […]