• Roger Pielke Jr.: A Litigious Climate Threatens Scientific Norms

    • Date: 16/11/17
    • Roger Pielke Jr, The Wall Street Journal

    An energy researcher sues another over a critical paper. It’s the wrong way to resolve such disputes. I’ve worked alongside climate researchers for decades. Almost all of them are ethical, dedicated to science and not particularly political. But some leading figures and organizations in this community are weakening the norms that make science robust. A […]

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  • Matt Ridley: Britain Doesn’t Need Another Green Quango

    • Date: 13/11/17
    • Matt Ridley, The Times

    Michael Gove’s proposed watchdog would lead to more interference when the countryside should be offered a revolution Michael Gove, the environment secretary, is right to promise higher, not lower, environmental standards once we leave the European Union. Britain has always been a pioneer of environmental policy, and indeed many of our protections pre-date our joining […]

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  • Rabbi Lord Sacks: Truth Emerges From Disagreement And Debate

    • Date: 10/11/17
    • Rabbi Lord Sacks, BBC Today

    BBC Thought of the Day, 10 November: Coming in to Broadcasting House this morning I saw for the first time the statue unveiled this week, of George Orwell, with its inscription on the wall behind, “If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” […]

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  • Phil Berardelli: Sacrificing Scientific Skepticism

    • Date: 10/11/17
    • Phil Berardelli, Capital Research Center

    What This Science Writer Learned About Climate Change Summary: A veteran science journalist looks back 15-plus years of reporting on science and climate issues to offer key lessons—and warning—about climatology. Journalists and scientists should remain the most skeptical of professionals, particularly in areas like climatology that we don’t understand well. The Possibility of a “Little Ice […]

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  • A Step Toward Scientific Integrity At The EPA

    • Date: 07/11/17
    • Steve Milley, The Wall Street Journal

    The EPA needs truly independent science advisers.   The Trump administration in May began the process of replacing the small army of outside science advisers at the Environmental Protection Agency. In June, 38 additional EPA advisers were notified that their appointments would not be renewed in August. To Mr. Trump’s critics, this is another manifestation […]

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  • The UN Admits That The Paris Climate Deal Is Hot Air

    • Date: 05/11/17
    • Editorial, Investor's Business Daily

    Here’s a United Nations climate report that environmentalists probably don’t want anybody to read. It says that even if every country abides by the grand promises they made last year in Paris to reduce greenhouse gases, the planet would still be “doomed.” When President Obama hitched America to the Paris accords in 2016, he declared […]

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  • Christopher Booker: How The BBC and Blue Planet Got It Wrong About Walruses And Climate Change

    • Date: 04/11/17
    • Christopher Booker, The Sunday Telegraph

    There are a few problems with the BBC’s version of the facts. The BBC claimed yet again that Arctic ice is rapidly vanishing CREDIT: RACHEL BUTLER/BBC  The BBC got excited about two things last week. One was that topping the list of new words entering this year’s dictionaries is “fake news”. The other was that, thanks to “human […]

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  • Steven E. Koonin: A Deceptive New Report On Climate

    • Date: 03/11/17
    • Steven E. Koonin, The Wall Street Journal

    True, the U.S. has had more heat waves in recent years—but no more than a century ago. At Langley Research Center reviewing data on a laser ozone mapping experiment in Hampton, Va. PHOTO: GETTY IMAGES/SCIENCE SOURCE The world’s response to climate changing under natural and human influences is best founded upon a complete portrayal of the science. […]

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