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Sarkozy’s Climate Conversion

French Ex-President Sarkozy has come out as a climate sceptic—sort of. WUWT has the story, and Benoît Rittaud is covering it (in French) here and here. Sarkozy is not exactly famous for precision of thought. His “position” as expressed in a press interview, translates thus: “We’ve had a climate conference and there’s been a lot of talk … Continue reading

Phew, what a scorcher!

Phew, what a scorcher!

September the 13th, 2016, has been the hottest September day in the UK for sixtyish years, apparently. Currently (1.30pm) the temperature in London stands at a historic and very nice 32˚C. Whether this is something we should be worried about we’ll probably find out in the next few days if we really must, but in … Continue reading

Nazis Had it Right: Oreskes

Nazis Had it Right: Oreskes

The NY Times has a less than stellar record for science coverage (even by mass-media standards), so we were pleasantly surprised to find the following adult, nuanced story in the Gray Lady‘s pages. Veteran reporters Marcus Toynboyalé, Jeff Chambers and Steven Glass have taken a critical, unfawning look at the upcoming überpaper from Naomi Oreskes … Continue reading