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“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

Calling on (out) Arianna

April 18th, 2012 · No Comments

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

Regulatory Red Herrings: Twists and Turns in Job Impacts

April 3rd, 2012 · No Comments

We’ve seen this clearly with Keystone XL pipeline. Proponents are letting us (all of U.S.) know that it will create 6500 … or 25,000 … or 100,000 … or over 1,000,000 jobs. In some ways, ‘just believe me’ type claims. The only independent analysis, to date, suggests that Keystone XL pipeline construction — even without [...]

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