• Why Are So Many Scientific Studies Flawed And Poorly Understood?

    • Date: 13/12/17
    • Henry Miller, S. Stanley Young | Genetic Literacy Project |

    Flawed, misleading research is costly to society because much of it is the result of poorly spent government funding, and it often gives rise to unwise regulation. Should we believe the USA Today headline, “Drinking four cups of coffee daily lowers risk of death”?  And what should we make of, “Mouthwash May Trigger Diabetes. . .”?  Should […]

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  • After Millions Were Fooled: What (Nearly) Everybody Got Wrong About That Starving Polar Bear

    • Date: 12/12/17
    • Tristin Hopper, National Post

    Dubbed the ‘Face of Climate Change,’ a starving polar bear photographed in Canada’s Arctic might have nothing to do with climate change Image of an emaciated Baffin Island polar bear trumped around the world as evidence of the horrors of climate change. The truth, however, isn’t nearly as clearcut. Cristina Mittermeier/SeaLegacy It is likely one of […]

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  • The Crisis Of Policy-Science: Why We Need A New Body To Undertake Quality Control

    • Date: 11/12/17
    • Piers Larcombe and Peter Ridd, Marine Pollution Bulletin, January 2018

    The ‘replication crisis’ has exposed serious quality flaws in a wide range of sciences. Environmental science used for public policy is rarely tested and may have significant flaws. Present approaches to science Quality Control risk failing policymakers and the environment. A new body is needed to undertake Quality Control of policy-science. Fig. 1. A graphic illustrating […]

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  • Green Tyranny: Argentinian Geoscientist Faces Criminal Charges Over Glacier Survey

    • Date: 08/12/17
    • Nature

    A prominent geoscientist in Argentina is facing criminal charges over accusations that he manipulated a government survey of Patagonian glaciers at the behest of mining interests.  The charges against Villalba stem from a lawsuit by environmental activists. On 27 November, a federal judge in Buenos Aires charged Ricardo Villalba, the former director of the Argentinian Institute […]

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  • Arizona Supreme Court Orders Release Of Climategate-Related Emails

    • Date: 07/12/17
    • E&E Legal, Press Release

    Washington, D.C. – Late last week Arizona Superior Court Justice James Marner granted the Energy & Environment Legal Institute’s (E&E Legal’s) motion requesting release of ‘Climategate’ related emails withheld for years by the University of Arizona (UofA). The Court’s ruling followed on the Arizona Board of Regents’ (AzBOR’s) unsuccessful appeal of a similar ruling by the same Court […]

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  • An Interview With Dr. Susan Crockford Over The Attacks On Her Polar Bear Research

    • Date: 07/12/17
    • Watts Up With That

    As many readers know, there was a erroneous and malicious paper recently published by The journal Bioscience titled Internet blogs, polar bears, and climate-change denial by proxy, (Harvey et al. 2017) covered here and here by WUWT, along with a request for retraction here. The person who was the focus of the 14 authors of the Harvey et al. paper was Dr. […]

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  • Susan Crockford Demands Retraction Of “Shoddy and Malicious Paper”

    • Date: 06/12/17
    • Susan Crockford, Polar Bear Science

    Today I sent a letter to the editors of the journal Bioscience requesting retraction of the shoddy and malicious paper by Harvey et al. (Internet blogs, polar bears, and climate-change denial by proxy) published online last week. The letter reveals information about the workings of the polar bear expert inner circle not known before now, […]

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  • 14 Climate Bullies Attack Susan Crockford For Telling The Truth About Polar Bears

    • Date: 02/12/17
    • Thomas Fuller, Climate Scepticism

    The purpose of the attack on Dr Susan Crockford is not to communicate. It is to excommunicate. Canadian zoologist Dr Susan Crockford Consensus climate scientists have long been personal and damning in their criticism of those who don’t agree with them. They’ve threatened physical violence (Ben Santer: “Next time I see Pat Michaels at a scientific […]

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