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Journalism entails more than stenography: PBS Newshour malfeasance re Clean Power Plan

October 11th, 2017 · 1 Comment

The Trump Administration’s decision to undermine America’s economy and future prospects by its announced intent to reverse the Clean Power Plan and expand its denial of that Chinese Hoax, climate change made headlines and created an imperative for serious news coverage.  Last evening, the PBS News Hour — often the gold standard when it comes […]

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Tags: climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · Energy · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · journalism · SciComm · science · Science Communication · science denial

#Trump’s @EPA to #Flint: let the #bedbugs bite (to scientists: don’t study/mention #climate change)

September 5th, 2017 · 1 Comment

As if Trump weren’t bad enough, The United States is currently experiencing a nightmarish epidemic of disgusting blood sucking parasites, and no, I am not talking about our politicians.  There is a full blown bed bug epidemic happening all across America and it just seems to get worse with each passing year. What is Team […]

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Tags: EPA · global warming deniers · science · science denial · Trump Administration

A call to journalists: treat #climate like a #sex scandal

December 30th, 2015 · 1 Comment

This guest post from Dean Baker provides a different perspective on inadequate media discussion and coverage of climate change issues.  In short, Dean reminds us that journalists do know how to dig to the bottom of a story and how to pressure politicians.  He asks media outlets and journalists to treat climate change with, at […]

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Tags: climate change · climate delayers · climate zombies · Congress · global warming deniers · guest post · journalism · Washington Post

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics re #Climate financing in @WashTimes

August 12th, 2015 · Comments Off on Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics re #Climate financing in @WashTimes

When it comes to the use (and, more appropriately, misuse) of analysis, perhaps the most powerful phrase is “There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damn lies, and statistics“. a phrase describing the persuasive power of numbers, particularly the use of statistics to bolster weak arguments Today’s Washington Times provides an excellent example of this (ab)use of […]

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Tags: business practice · climate change · global warming deniers · journalism · media

The power of translation: @BarackObama’s #climate anger emerging

April 26th, 2015 · Comments Off on The power of translation: @BarackObama’s #climate anger emerging

As part of President Barak Obama’s speech at the White House Correspondent’s dinner, as part of his speech (full video), the President introduced his anger translator who expressed — forcefully — perspectives that many in the reality-based community feel (and believe are pent up in many) and wish were part of the general and open dialogue […]

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Tags: barack obama · catastrophic climate change · climate change · Global Warming · global warming deniers · Obama Administration · political symbols · politics · President Barack Obama

“Where’s the Global Warming?” thought Buffalonian; then they looked at a map

November 21st, 2014 · 1 Comment

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 played […]

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

“Believe it or not, it is true”: A musical interlude on climate change (denial)

June 18th, 2014 · Comments Off on “Believe it or not, it is true”: A musical interlude on climate change (denial)

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 […]

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Tags: climate zombies · global warming deniers

“There’s been no warming for X years …”

January 10th, 2013 · Comments Off on “There’s been no warming for X years …”

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 […]

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Tags: climate change · climate zombies · environmental · Global Warming · global warming deniers · science

Faux Watching Climate Denier Recants After Watch “Chasing the Ice”

November 28th, 2012 · 3 Comments

“There must be something I can do … to help our children, to help my grandchildren…. I thought it [global warming] was bullshit … and that is because I listened, I believed Bill O’Reilly … and I saw this movie and now I will apologize to anyone I ever talked into not believing in global […]

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Tags: climate delayers · Global Warming · global warming deniers

Fox Affiliate Anchors Quit On Air due to political interference in their reporting: w/a climate science denial angle

November 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on Fox Affiliate Anchors Quit On Air due to political interference in their reporting: w/a climate science denial angle

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 […]

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Tags: climate zombies · global warming deniers · journalism