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“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 [...]

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

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

June 18th, 2014 · No Comments

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 [...]

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Tags: climate zombies · global warming deniers

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

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 [...]

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Tags: Global Warming · climate change · climate zombies · environmental · 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: Global Warming · climate delayers · 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 · 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 [...]

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Tags: climate zombies · global warming deniers · journalism

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

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 [...]

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

Conspiracy Theorist Trump’s Ego Headlining RNC Conspiracy Theory Dominated Event

August 22nd, 2012 · 1 Comment

“The Donald” is going to headline at the Republican National Convention (RNC).   The widespread RUMINT is that Trump will gleefully, to laughing and cheering RNC delegates, do a fantasy skit where he fires a President Barack Obama imitator.
Missing among much of this fanfare is the core symbolism of putting Donald Trump on the stage [...]

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · global warming deniers

“Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire …” Differentiating Skeptic from Denier

July 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments

In discussion of one of my recent posts, Kyril reacted to a questionable question from another commentator with perhaps the clearest differentiation between a science skeptic and denier that I have ever seen. As we seek to inform others about the perils of anti-science syndrome, such a clear (if perhaps sophomoric) differentiation might have value. Kyril’s [...]

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Tags: climate delayers · global warming deniers · guest post · skeptic

Will-ful double standards on statistics — and the Village’s tolerance of it

July 9th, 2012 · 3 Comments

Washington Post group writer George Will stands out in multiple ways.  In terms of his writing, two arenas seem to rouse his greatest passion:

baseball and
global warming science denial.

These two passions are highly interlocked, not because baseball players will have to deal with ever hotter summers in the future nor the debate about whether global warming [...]

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Tags: global warming deniers · journalism

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 percent [...]

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Tags: climate zombies · global warming deniers