Talk a big game old men

A reminder of a nice story on betting, and what such a challenge means. Climate scientist and a climate economist made £2,000 from two Global Warming Policy Foundation (GWPF) advisors, for a bet they made on the odds of global warming back in 2008. Climate economist Chris Hope explained: The record warmth of 2015 just…

Coal CEO claims Earth cooling & climate change a hoax

Asked about the economic analysis behind President Barack Obama’s energy regulations, Murray said, “There’s no scientific analysis either. I have 4,000 scientists that tell me global warming is a hoax. The Earth has cooled for 20 years.” Murray Energy is the country’s largest coal miner. Asked for clarification, a spokesperson for Murray Energy sent links…

SPIEGEL ONLINE: Die Klimawandel Verharmloser

In den 90er Jahren hatte ich mal ein SPIEGEL Abo, mich interessierten die meist gut recherchierten Artikel, die Seriösität und Sachlichkeit, und die Experten kamen zu Wort. Heute lese ich gelegentlich SPIEGEL Online, meist interessieren mich die aktuellen News dabei. Wer allerdings erwartet sachlich und informativ zum beim Thema Wissenschaft informiert zu werden, wird schnell…

AGU 2015: Michael Mann explains why Scientists need to speak up more #Ethics #PrecautionaryPrinciple

AGU 14 December 2015: If You See Something, Say Something Speakers: Michael Mann (Pennsylvania State University), Kent Peacock (University of Lethbridge) Scientists have a collective ethical obligation to communicate the implications of their science and to communicate it as accurately and fully as possible. Nowhere is that obligation more profound than in areas of research,…

What Exxon Knew

Newly released documents show that scientists at Exxon Oil Corporation conducted research on climate change and the greenhouse effect in the late 1970s and early 1980s. Their conclusions were in accord with mainstream scientific groups in academia, NASA, NOAA, and the Department of Energy, showing that global warming posed a serious problem, with potential “catastrophic…

Research Confirms ExxonMobil and Koch funded Climate Denial

 Unearthing America’s Deep Network of Climate Change Deniers A new study attempts the first tally of those driving the peculiarly American strain of climate change denial. Bloomberg: The American public has turned away from outright denial of climate change. Sixty-three percent of adults describe the problem as “serious” in the latest opinion poll from the Washington Post and ABC News, a…

Koch Puppet Alex Jones Exposed

Alex Jones, i first posted about him back in 2011, when he hosted Monckton. Apparently over the years it became clear that he is just echoing talking points from the Koch Brothers denial machine. Earlier this year the blogger Timothy Fitzpatrick summarized Jones views in regards to the views of the Koch Brothers Koch and…