Climate Change – The Lies, Propaganda, Misinformation, Disinformation and Emotional Blackmail. Part I of Many.
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Climate Change – The Lies, Propaganda, Misinformation, Disinformation and Emotional Blackmail. Part I of Many.

    Well, I sat through it, much to my disgust. It wasn’t easy. I don’t really know where to begin with the dissection of this truly awful climate change documentary from the BBC, so I guess I’ll just fire off this initial post picking up on one of the more obvious and egregious attempts … Continue reading

Climate Change – The Facts.  Saint Attenborough Will Reveal All on April 18th and Deniers Shall Repent.
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Climate Change – The Facts. Saint Attenborough Will Reveal All on April 18th and Deniers Shall Repent.

Climate deniers are about to be smited by Saint Attenborough @ the BBC. It will be the coup de grace after being pummeled almost into submission by heart-breaking footage of walruses tumbling to their deaths shown recently by Attenborough @ Netflix. He gets around does our nonagenarian much loved wildlife presenter turned climate change prophet … Continue reading

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Scott Adams on Climate Persuasion, and Tony Heller’s top 5

We’ve discussed Scott Adams, creator of Dilbert, a few times here. It’s quite interesting to see the thinking of somebody who’s clearly quite intelligent, and thinks for himself, but is relatively new to the climate debate. One of his most recent videos is about Climate Persuasion, titled “Scott Adams solves the climate debate and saves … Continue reading

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Pielke and Lomborg accused of “fact mongering”

Here’s a remarkable example of the post-truthiness of some elements of contemporary academia. A magazine called Issues in Science and Technology has published an article¬†Fear Mongering & Fact Mongering, by Adam Briggle, a philosopher at a third-rate institution called University of North Texas. The article starts by dismissing the old-fashioned claptrap of Poincar√© and Feynman, … Continue reading

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August climateballs

Another round-up of some of the latest climate silliness – some stories that are worth commenting on but don’t really merit a full post on their own. Mr Hulot resigns The clueless French environment minister, appropriately named Mr Hulot, has resigned, see AFP report and Climate Home. Apparently he announced his resignation live on radio … Continue reading

Who Pushed the Alarmist Domino – Scientists or the Media?
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Who Pushed the Alarmist Domino – Scientists or the Media?

Few have missed the fact that Trajectories of the Earth System in the Anthropocene, published two days ago is a reworking of 1990s ‘runaway global warming’ hypothesis, now dubbed ‘Hothouse Earth’. The abstract: We explore the risk that self-reinforcing feedbacks could push the Earth System toward a planetary threshold that, if crossed, could prevent stabilization … Continue reading