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Lying on Climate

Fake news has become such an obsession that accusing people of lying has become as common as saying “Hi! How are you?” and I’m as guilty as anyone. I do it, I know it’s unhelpful, but I can’t stop myself. But at least I know it’s pointless, whereas most people doing it don’t realise it’s … Continue reading

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Lew’s Psychology (2)

The LSE’s US website is serialising a book edited by Professor Uscinski of the University of Miami chapter by chapter. Last year they gave space to Professor Lewandowsky, which resulted in an article titled: “A New Tool Can Help Us Determine Which Conspiracy Theories Are False and Which Might Be True.” in which he argues … Continue reading

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Lew’s Philosophy (1)

When Jaime asked recently “Australia Bushfires – Is Blaming Greens a Conspiracy Theory?”she was addressing in particular Professor Betts of the Meteorological Office, who recently tweeted: I understand that this [the buildup of dried brushwood caused by newer policies preventing the traditional management of the bush, mentioned in a previous tweet by Roger Tallbloke] is … Continue reading

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The Schellnhuber Equation

Graham Readfearn has an article in the Guardian titled: “Scientist’s theory of climate’s Titanic moment the ‘tip of a mathematical iceberg’ Formula for climate emergency shows if ‘reaction time is longer than intervention time left’ then ‘we have lost control.’” drawing our attention to an article in Nature by Timothy Lenton, Johan Rockström, Owen Gaffney, Stefan Rahmstorf, Katherine Richardson, Will Steffen … Continue reading