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Planet of the Humans

I don’t mean to upstage Tony’s post, which is a creative work involving thought, takes five minutes to read, and will make you laugh out loud, while this one is just a signpost to this film by Jeff Gibbs, produced by Michael Moore which is overlong, and may make you cry. It has already been signalled by Anthony Watts at … Continue reading

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Not the Pleasant Thacker

(h/t Willie Soon) I hadn’t heard of Paul Thacker, journalist at DrilledNews. An article he wrote for Environmental Science and Technology back in 2006 defending Mann from criticisms by McIntyre is archived at Realclimate – Gaia knows why, since it contains no information about Mann’s work or McIntyre’s criticisms, referring merely to “former mining executive” … Continue reading

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Have We Won?

By that I mean, has climate hysteria finally been defeated, and will it be replaced by sensible, rational, evidence-based policies for dealing with changes in the climate, or any other natural process which may or may not be caused by human activity? Richard’s article two weeks ago based on an article by Jason Bordoff, suggested … Continue reading

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“What is a Dominant Media Narrative?” said Jesting High Court Judge

…and stayed not for an answer. Extracted from this Guardian article: RT Loses Challenge Against Claims of Bias in Novichok Reporting  Mark Sweney The Kremlin-backed news channel RT has lost a high court challenge to overturn a ruling by the UK media regulator that it broadcast biased programmes relating to the novichok poisoning in Salisbury and the … Continue reading

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Lew on Truth, Conspiracy Theorising, and Everything

    [Read Richard’s first. This one is boring.] Bristol University’s news site is announcing the publication of a “book” (their description) by Professors Lewandowsky and Cook on conspiracy theorising. The link provided by Bristol University to download the “book” isn’t working, but Mirage News, which reproduces the University puff in its entirety has a link … Continue reading