New Year Climateballs
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New Year Climateballs

The first of an occasional series. For the benefit of non-UK readers, “Climateballs” is a homage to the great late British sports commentator David Coleman who was legendary for his “Colemanballs” –  lines such as “If that had gone in, it would have been a goal.” The term was coined by Private Eye magazine and … Continue reading

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It was the Russians!

Isn’t it strange that apparently Russia intervened with everything lefty’s disagree with? #Trump #Brexit — Shirl (@shirl2702) November 7, 2017 By now, we all know that Trump only became president of the US because the evil Russians interfered with the election and manipulated public opinion. We know this thanks in part to the fearless investigative … Continue reading

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“More of us must grab the leadership reins”

Further evidence that “Nature”, formerly a serious science journal, has become a mouthpiece for political activism: Nature Climate Change has just published an article “The supply of climate leaders must grow” by Thomas Bateman, from the School of Commerce at the University of Virginia, and Michael Mann, who needs no introduction. The subheading is To … Continue reading

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Buckets of money are available

A regular object of ridicule at this blog is the so-called Conversation, supposedly providing “Academic rigour” and “journalistic flair” that is “free of political bias” but in fact failing to deliver any of these and instead serving up a diet of thoughtless, biased, political activism and academic groupthink. Their latest idiocy is a piece by Professor … Continue reading