• Ben Pile: Gaia’s Witnesses?

    • Date: 17/07/11

    I got a visit from the Jehova’s Witnesses this morning, who handed me this. I like Jehova’s Witnesses. Not because I agree with anything they say (at all), but because they arrive at your doorstep impeccably turned-out, and ready with passionate, but polite and considered answers and a willingness to debate — unlike most environmentalists […]

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  • Shub Niggurath: PR, Climate Science And Climate Activism

    • Date: 15/07/11

    The Coyote blog picks on ‘The Pattern’ here. He calls it “the Global Warming Hype Process’: 1.Identify a 2 or 3 sigma weather event. Since there are 365 days in the year and hundreds of different regions in the world, the laws of probability say that some event in the tail of the normal distribution (local […]

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  • Joe Pickrell: Why Publish Science In Peer-Reviewed Journals?

    • Date: 14/07/11

    Peer-reviewed journals actively prevent the best scientific results from being disseminated, siphoning off time and money that would be better spent doing other things. The publishing process as it stands currently The recent announcement of a new journal sponsored by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Max Planck Society, and the Wellcome Trust generated a bit of discussion […]

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  • The Green Nazi Deep Ecology Of Martin Heidegger

    • Date: 10/07/11

    One of the most influential philosophers of the 20th century, foundational to the academic left and deep ecology of the greens, was committed to Nazism. The green Nazi/deep ecology connection in the life and works of Martin Heidegger have been routinely given a pass over the years by many western scholars who love his existential […]

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  • Pat Michaels: Big Science, Big Government

    • Date: 09/07/11

    My lobby, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) isn’t located in Washington, D.C., because its employees are fond of the city’s heat and humidity in the summer. No, it is here to be close to Congress and the president, to have access to largely sympathetic media, and, by using its influence, bring […]

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  • Is The IPCC Conflicted? Here Is One Of The Ways

    • Date: 08/07/11

    A few weeks ago, I provided some data which demonstrated the extent to which “the practice of scientists responsible for writing IPCC assessments reviewing their own work” was prevalent in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPPC)’s Fourth Assessment Report (AR4). I had observed that: […] 884 were the authors (or co-authors) of material that […]

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  • Some Sanity For The Climate Classroom

    • Date: 07/07/11

    Some Sanity for the Climate Classroom: a sensible cartoon on where we are The above screenshot is from the animated cartoon which can be watched in the frame below: Hat-tip: http://joannenova.com.au/2011/07/cartoon-world-of-global-warming-watch-the-message-unfold/ Source: http://www.youtube.com/user/encounterbooks ‘A debunking of the left’s global warming agenda, from Roy W. Spencer, former NASA climatologist and climate expert. For more on this topic, purchase his […]

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  • Royal Society: Impartiality in Science Cast Aside

    • Date: 06/07/11

    In a move which once and for all removes any doubt any reasonable person may have had on the impartial nature of climate science, the head of the Royal Society, Paul Nurse, has issued a statement calling for climate scientists to get get involved in activism and political agitation. An interview with the left-wing magazine, The […]

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