we are all too often (faced by) anti-science by anecdote when we should be discussing options and making decisions on the basis of the evidence-based scientific method.
Entries Tagged as 'anti-science syndrome'
December 8th, 2013 · 2 Comments
May 22nd, 2013 · 1 Comment
Organizing for America (OFA) is moving toward an ever-more aggressive positioning when it comes to clean energy and climate change issues.
Added this past week to the website, “Call Out Climate Change Deniers“:
Climate change is real, it’s caused largely by human activities, and it poses significant risks for our health. Some members of Congress disagree with [...]
August 28th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Marc Morano is the Andrew Breitbart of the climate science world. Powerful packaging of material that doesn’t stand up well to any serious scrutiny. And, he has been very good at gaining lots of media and other attention with partial truths and utter mistruths about climate issues whether from his current “Climate Depot” [...]
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Conspiracy Theorist Rush Dominates Media Coverage of Climate Change: Wonder why so many Americans are confused re science?
August 21st, 2012 · 2 Comments
This guest post comes from Richard Myers. Simply put, when conspiracy theorist buffoon, anti-science syndrome suffering, anti-clean energy oxycontin lover, guru of the Grand Oil Party, climate change disinformer of the year winner Rush Limbaugh touches more Americans on climate change science than the rest of the traditional media structure, we shouldn’t wonder why so many [...]
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April 10th, 2012 · No Comments
When it comes to choosing people for the VP slot on the ticket, there are many ‘rule sets’ that seem to be in play: does the candidate have dangerous baggage? (Read Sarah Palin.) Can they handle media scrutiny and interviews? (Again, Sarah …) Can they help deliver a battleground state? (Again, Sarah …) Do they [...]
April 4th, 2012 · 1 Comment
Want to prod an anti-science syndrome sufferer into a vitriolic rampage, utter two words: “hockey stick”. And, want to see them turn red, add two more words: “Michael Mann”. Simply put, Dr. Michael Mann’s work on reconstructing temperature records using multiple sources provided a very telling demonstration of how (rapidly mounting) modern temperatures were entering [...]
March 22nd, 2012 · 5 Comments
President Barack Obama is barnstorming the nation promoting his “all-of-the-above” energy policy.
Watching this parade reinforces that ‘Climate Change’ and ‘Global Warming’ (let alone climate chaos or catastrophic climate chaos or …) appear to be banned four-letter phrases in the Obama Administation lexicon.
Yesterday, the President was in Boulder City, Nevada, standing in front of a solar electricity facility speaking [...]
March 12th, 2012 · No Comments
Joe Bastardi, who has a long record of dissembling truthiness and truthlessness when it comes to climate science issues, appeared on Fox News (yet again). Of of his comments has received much attention:
BASTARDI: CO2 cannot cause global warming. I’ll tell you why. It doesn’t mix well with the atmosphere, for one. For two, its specific [...]
March 6th, 2012 · 2 Comments
Some of the people pumping serious money into the Romney campaign believe, fundamentally, that Mitt Romney is lying (or, to be polite, misrepresenting himself) to Republican Party primary voters.
Simply put, there is no other reasonable conclusion to take from today’s Politico article entitled Green donors bet on Mitt Romney Flip-Flop than that Mitt Romney, in the [...]
February 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment
This guest post comes from Louis A. Derry, an associate professor of geological sciences at Cornell University. It was originally posted as a comment to a post at the Dot Earth blog of The New York Times which discussed one angle of The WSJ 16’s climate disinformation OPED. RE that monstrocity, see Whacking 16 Moles [...]