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Peter Gleick Sticks Up for Malthusianism

2018 Sagan Prize winner, Peter Gleick, has written a  review of Michael Shellenberger’s new book, Apocalypse Never and it’s been getting a lot of links from Shellenberger’s critics. He starts out with a description of the two  opposed philosophies of Cornucopianism and Malthusianism and how they apply to environmentalism. The review is illustrated with side by … Continue reading

The Great Corona Lockdown Hockey Stick Twitter Brawl
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The Great Corona Lockdown Hockey Stick Twitter Brawl

  When Brad Keyes wrote his great Shibbolithic post at WUWT, I just had to tweet it out. Hey @Revkin @chriscmooney @theresphysics @BSchmidtTweets @michaelshermer @BrianDunning @NaomiOreskes @EthonRaptor @ClimateOfGavin @Potholer54T @BadAstronomer @STWorg @rebeccawatson You people are so missing out!@BradPKeyes @wattsupwiththat https://t.co/rZn3T8nVjo — Canman (@DombroskiMike) April 9, 2020 This resulted in a long long thread about issues like … 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

Nazis Had it Right: Oreskes
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Nazis Had it Right: Oreskes

The NY Times has a less than stellar record for science coverage, so we were pleasantly surprised to see this adult, nuanced story on 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 Harvard’s Naomi Oreskes; the climate connection should … Continue reading

New Paper on Disappearing Solomon Islands Spawns Alarmist Media Hype
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New Paper on Disappearing Solomon Islands Spawns Alarmist Media Hype

The Media Hype The Guardian: Five Pacific islands lost to rising seas as climate change hits “Five tiny Pacific islands have disappeared due to rising seas and erosion, a discovery thought to be the first scientific confirmation of the impact of climate change on coastlines in the Pacific, according to Australian researchers.” ABC News: Five … Continue reading