• US Democrats Pay A Price For Being Green

    • Date: 07/12/16
    • Josh Kraushaar, National Journal

    If the party was serious about winning back the Rust Belt, it would strike a smarter balance between the environment and the economy. In the af­ter­math of the pres­id­en­tial elec­tion, Demo­crats have been blam­ing their de­feat on everything but the ob­vi­ous. The Clin­ton cam­paign has dis­missed sug­ges­tions of a voter man­date, point­ing to its pop­u­lar […]

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  • Memo To Media: Post-Modernism Created ‘Post-Truth’ Culture

    • Date: 07/12/16
    • Steven Hayward, Power Line

    It was Nietzsche who remarked that “there are no facts, only interpretation.” From this small beginning the entire contemporary world of “post-modernism” was born, reaching its apogee in the swamp of the Frankfurt School, Foucault and other nihilist thinkers who argue, among other things, that there is no objective basis for making a “truth claim”—and that […]

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  • Vilifying David Rose: Attacking The Messenger Over Sharp Drop In Land Temps

    • Date: 04/12/16
    • Jaimie Jessop, Climate Scepticism

    In the Mail on Sunday last week, David Rose penned an article pointing out the very sharp decline in RSS land only data to October 2016, indicating that ocean surface temperatures might also cool significantly soon and that perhaps scientists and the media over-played the role of man-made global warming in the spike in global temperatures in early 2016 […]

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  • New Paper: Climate Scepticism Is A ‘Perverse’ Effect Of ‘Actively Open-Minded Thinking’

    • Date: 02/12/16
    • Kip Hansen, Climate Etc.

    Right-leaning subjects (Conservatives-Republicans) who have a better understanding of current science and math and/or can be characterized as having the personality trait of actively cultivating an open mind have less belief in the consensus version of climate change. A new research paper labels this finding a ‘perverse’ effect of ‘actively open-minded thinking’. Dan M. Kahan and […]

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  • Global Temperatures Are Falling – So Why Isn’t It Being Reported?

    • Date: 29/11/16
    • Ross Clark, The Spectator

    Now that El Nino has ended, and global temperatures have begun to plunge as quickly as they rose, the news doesn’t get reported. Remember how rises in global temperatures were reported earlier in the year? Here is a taste from the Guardian in July. Funny thing is, though, global temperatures are now falling equally sharply – and no-one, with […]

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  • Donald Trump, Climate Warrior?

    • Date: 28/11/16
    • Steven Hayward, Power Line

    The climatistas just can’t help themselves. Amidst the wailing and gnashing of teeth on the left since Trump’s triumph, the environmentalists have wailed the loudest. We’re doomed! One climatista, University of Arizona emeritus professor Guy McPherson, is predicting that humans will go extinct in just ten more years: The University of Arizona emeritus professor says in […]

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  • Why Fake Data When You Can Fake A Scientist?

    • Date: 27/11/16
    • Adam Marcus and Ivan Oransky, Nautilus

    Making up names and CVs is one of the latest tricks to game scientific metrics. One of today’s most direct new science frauds is incredibly simple: Make up new people. Hoss Cartwright, a former editor of the International Journal of Agricultural Innovations and Research, had a good excuse for missing the 5th World Congress on […]

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  • Right-Wing Inquisitors on Campus

    • Date: 23/11/16
    • The American Interest

    Donald Trump’s upset victory has been hailed by his supporters as an unprecedented repudiation of politically correct ideology on college campuses. For those of us who think that campus victim culture has gone off the rails, this is a good thing. But it also may have emboldened anti-PC forces in higher education to overreach and take […]

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