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Have you ever asked: “How do people reject climate science?”

September 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on Have you ever asked: “How do people reject climate science?”

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 […]

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Tags: climate delayers · climate zombies · global warming deniers · guest post · science

Another Romney Olympic Moment: Climate Zombie Dream Team

August 11th, 2012 · Comments Off on Another Romney Olympic Moment: Climate Zombie Dream Team

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 that Romney […]

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Tags: climate zombies · politics · republican party

Conspiracy Theorist + Global Warming Denialist: The Missing Link Defined?

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 […]

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Tags: climate zombies · global warming deniers

Calling on (out) Arianna

April 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This is a full reposting, at request, of a post by insightful science writer Shawn Lawrence Otto.   The problems of questionable publishing on science issues is far (sadly) from limited to the mediocre post re the Denialist 49’s letter to NASA. There was, for example, Harold Ambler’s post re Vice President Gore which led Arianna […]

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Tags: climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · Global Warming · global warming deniers · journalism

Obama’s Four-Letter Words and Cushing, Oklahoma

March 22nd, 2012 · 6 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 […]

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Tags: anti-science syndrome · catastrophic climate change · climate change · climate zombies · Global Warming · Obama Administration · political symbols · President Barack Obama

ALEC lets Inhofe have it …

March 19th, 2012 · 2 Comments

No, we’re not talking about the right-wing American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) efforts to push radically conservative corporative legislation through state legislative bodies (such as ALEC re climate change) but Alec Baldwin. Perhaps sparked by global warming denier Jim Inhofe’s recent appearance on the Rachel Maddow Show, Baldwin launched a series of tweets attacking Inhofe: […]

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Tags: catastrophic climate change · climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · Energy · global warming deniers · James Inhofe

According to Joe Bastardi, humanity must live in the mountains?

March 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on According to Joe Bastardi, humanity must live in the mountains?

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 […]

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Tags: anti-science syndrome · climate delayers · climate zombies · global warming deniers · truthiness

The WSJ 16’s “usual techniques” of vague, disingenuous climate denial arguments

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 […]

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Tags: analysis · anti-science syndrome · climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · guest post · science · truthiness

Whacking 16 moles …

January 27th, 2012 · 24 Comments

A major challenge exists: it is far easier to dispense truthiness (and outright deceit)than it is to have to run after and rebut it.  When it comes to anti-science syndrome suffering climate deniers and delayers, the whack-a-mole campaign of dealing with deceit, deception, and diversion is a never-ending and utterly exhausting process. And, that exhaustion […]

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Tags: climate delayers · climate zombies

Is Alec Baldwin up to something nefarious when it comes to climate denial?

January 26th, 2012 · 1 Comment

This guest post was originally published at DeSmogBlog from the keyboard of the diligent and thoughtful Steve Horn. On January 16, the Los Angeles Times revealed that anti-science bills have been popping up over the past several years in statehouses across the U.S., mandating the teaching of climate change denial or “skepticism” as a credible “theoretical alternative” to human […]

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Tags: anti-science syndrome · climate delayers · climate zombies · Energy · environmental · global warming deniers · republican party · skeptic