The continental United States has been slammed by cold temperatures and it is difficult to escape images of Buffalo’s massive snowfall. When there is a big snowstorm, climate science deniers gleefully crow “Where’s Global Warming” and otherwise in a way that resonates with (sadly, too large) a segment of the population and is gleefully [...]
Entries Tagged as 'climate zombies'
November 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment
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Communicating on science is difficult in American society. Tackling that communication in the face of concerted efforts to undermine science is an even more difficult challenge.
Effective teachers use a variety of methods to communicate with their students, seeking to find ways to communicate to all of the seven types of learning. For aural, we’re advised [...]
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 [...]
February 22nd, 2013 · 3 Comments
This guest post comes from DWG.
And, well, the Star-Ledger’s editorial board is now my favorite editorial board in the nation.
Thanks to damage from recent north Atlantic superstorms, a major New Jersey utility plans to spend $4 billion over the next ten years to make its grid less susceptible to storm damage.
“It’s clear that Sandy, Hurricane Irene, [...]
February 15th, 2013 · 5 Comments
‘Forward, the Light Brigade!’
Was there a man dismay’d ?
Not tho’ the soldier knew
Some one had blunder’d:
Theirs not to make reply,
Theirs not to reason why,
Theirs but to do & die,
Lord Tennyson’s Charge of the Light Brigade stands as one of the most famous English-language historical poems. It also could be stated as one of the most [...]
January 10th, 2013 · No Comments
With 1998 either being the hottest or one of the hottest (dependent on which temperature record set one works with) years in recorded history, a constant refrain has been “there has been no warming since …” (or, for awhile, since 1998 was such a peak (aberration), ‘there has been cooling’). That number has been extending [...]
Fox Affiliate Anchors Quit On Air due to political interference in their reporting: w/a climate science denial angle
November 25th, 2012 · No Comments
Bangor’s longest running news team — on a combination ABC and FOX affiliate — quit their jobs to the surprise of colleagues and viewers.
Cindy Michaels and Tony Consiglio have been anchors at ABC affiliate WVII and Fox affiliate WFVX in Bangor for six years, but claimed that the owners and managers had been increasingly intervening [...]
September 6th, 2012 · No Comments
This guest post comes from John Cook, University of Queensland
and was originally published at The Conversation.
In a previous article on The Conversation, Stephan Lewandowsky asked, why do people reject science? I’m going to take a slightly different angle and consider how people are able to reject climate science in the face of strong evidence.
A growing [...]
August 11th, 2012 · No Comments
Mitt Romney made waves when he crossed the pond to the United Kingdom prior to the Olympics. It is hard to imagine that a prominent American would embarrass the United States with our key ally as it entered to a prominent world event with so many casual insults and errors. One could say [...]
July 8th, 2012 · 6 Comments
When questioning media elite about how they give strong voice to anti-science global warming denialism, one of my (and others’) favorite analogies has been with those who believe the moon landings were faked in the desert. As per a years-ago letter published in the Washington Post,
This brings to mind the fact that about 15 percent [...]