• The Glyphosate-Gate Scandal

    • Date: 24/10/17
    • Geoffrey Kabat, Forbes

    Converging evidence points to the agency’s skewing its glyphosate report to reach a desired conclusion In March 2015, the International Agency for Research on Cancer, or IARC, issued a report labeling the weed killer glyphosate a “probable carcinogen.” This ruling caused consternation in the scientific and agricultural communities. Glyphosate, which is manufactured by Monsanto and is the […]

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  • New Research Signals The End Of The Ocean Acidification Scare for Corals

    • Date: 23/10/17
    • CO2 Science

    Alarmist claims of near-future coral reef dissolution, courtesy of the ever-hyped ocean acidification hypothesis, have dissolved away thanks to the seminal work of McCulloch et al. The world’s corals are much more resilient to changes in their environment than acidification alarmists have claimed them to be. Paper Reviewed McCulloch, M.T., D’Olivo, J.P., Falter, J., Holcomb, M. and […]

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  • Scientific Establishment Rocked By New Science Scandal

    • Date: 20/10/17
    • Reuters

    LONDON (Reuters) – The World Health Organization’s cancer agency dismissed and edited findings from a draft of its review of the weedkiller glyphosate that were at odds with its final conclusion that the chemical probably causes cancer. Documents seen by Reuters show how a draft of a key section of the International Agency for Research […]

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  • Welcome To The New Age Of Academic Fascism & Mob Rule

    • Date: 08/10/17
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education

    Academic publisher withdraws essay defending colonialism, citing threat to journal editor A controversial essay that offered a defense of colonialism and led to a revolt at Third World Quarterly has been withdrawn due to “serious and credible threats of personal violence” to the journal’s editor, according to a notice posted by the journal’s publisher, Taylor & Francis. The essay, “The Case […]

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  • Surprise: AP Journalist Omitted Expert Quotes That Didn’t Fit The Narrative About Global Warming

    • Date: 08/10/17
    • Michael Bastasch. Daily Caller

    An Associated Press reporter sent some questions to Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. about what role global warming played in this year’s slew of billion-dollar natural disasters. Pielke, an expert on natural disaster costs, apparently didn’t give AP reporter Seth Borenstein the answers he was looking for, because his ensuing article didn’t have any quotes from the University […]

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  • Global Wind Speeds Slowing Since 1960, But Nobody Knows Why

    • Date: 06/10/17
    • Horizon

    Wind speeds around the world seem to be decreasing in a phenomenon known as ‘stilling’ and European scientists are hoping to find out why. The average terrestrial wind speed has slowed down half a kilometre per hour every decade since the 1960s. Image – Pixabay/ Free-Photos Few people have probably noticed, but the world’s winds […]

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  • New Study: Climate Science Controversy Is Good For Science

    • Date: 05/10/17
    • Ferenc Jankó, Judit Papp Vancsó and Norbert Móricz, Scientometrics - September 2017, Volume 112, Issue 3, pp 1745–1759

    “Contrary to expectations, controversy is beneficial to the science of climate change as it fosters the review process on both sides of the debate.” Abstract Debate and controversy concerning the issue of climate change generally results in the hindering and obstruction of social and governmental action on this issue. This paper analyses the scientific background, […]

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  • New Study: Competitive Climate Controversy Is Good For Science

    • Date: 05/10/17
    • Craig Idso, Watts Up With THat

    In summing up their analysis the authors write that “the competitive situation created by the publications of the NIPCC reports is beneficial for climate science in general.” In the title of their newly published article in the journal Scientometrics, Jankó et al. (2017) ask the important question “Is climate change controversy good for science?” Their answer, which we […]

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