• Flawed Models Are Throwing Off Climate Forecasts Of Rain And Storms

    • Date: 29/07/20
    • Science Magazine

    Efforts to attribute specific weather events to global warming, now much in vogue, are rife with errors Climate scientists can confidently tie global warming to impacts such as sea-level rise and extreme heat. But ask how rising temperatures will affect rainfall and storms, and the answers get a lot shakier. For a long time, researchers chalked […]

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  • Peter Ridd Seeks High Court Appeal: Universities Face Govt Review Of Threat To Academic Freedom

    • Date: 28/07/20
    • The Australian

    Sacked James Cook University professor Peter Ridd will go to the High Court over his controversial sacking for publicly criticising the institution and his colleagues over their climate change science. A week after the Federal Circuit Court overturned an earlier court decision awarding him $1.2m, the marine physicist has confirmed the next front in his legal […]

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  • The Four Sins Of Science

    • Date: 28/07/20
    • Sam Bowman, CapX

    Don’t blame journalists for overhyping science – it’s often the fault of scientists themselves That many scientific fields are rife with error, bias and outright fraud may be unsurprising given the succession of news stories about prominent psychologists faking results and pop-psychology gurus fooling gullible Conservative politicians into ‘power posing’ at party conferences. But Stuart Ritchie’s Science Fictions: Exposing […]

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  • Roman Warm Period Was 2°C Warmer Than Today, New Study Shows

    • Date: 24/07/20
    • Daily Mail

    The Mediterranean Sea was 3.6°F (2°C) hotter during the Roman Empire than other average temperatures at the time, a new study claims.  The Empire coincided with a 500-year period, from AD 1 to AD 500, that was the warmest period of the last 2,000 years in the almost completely land-locked sea.   The climate later progressed […]

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  • Ridd Case: Federal Court Delivers Devastating Blow To Free Speech In Australia

    • Date: 22/07/20
    • Institute of Public Affairs

    The Institute of Public Affairs has expressed its dismay at the judgement in the case of James Cook University (JCU) v Peter Ridd, in which the Federal Court of Australia overturned the earlier decision in the Federal Circuit Court, which held that Dr Peter Ridd was unlawfully dismissed by JCU. “This judgement is a devastating […]

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  • New Model Of Predicted Polar Bear Extinction Is Simply Not Scientifically Plausible

    • Date: 21/07/20
    • Press Release, Global Warming Policy Forum

    News media hype the latest polar bear scare based on discredited RCP8.5 climate modelling. A paper published in Nature Climate Change on Monday (20 July) presents yet another version of the ‘polar bears are going extinct unless we stop driving cars’ prediction the public has been inundated with since 2007. The outcome of this new […]

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  • Green Energy Prof Faces $600.000 Legal Fee Over Failed Attempt To Silence His Critics

    • Date: 10/07/20
    • Retraction Watch

    Stanford prof ordered to pay legal fees after dropping $10 million defamation case against another scientist A Stanford professor who sued a critic and a scientific journal for $10 million — then dropped the suit — has been ordered to pay the defendants’ legal fees based on a statute “designed to provide for early dismissal […]

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  • Instead Of Extinction, Antarctic Penguins Could Experience ‘Population Boom’ Due To Global Warming

    • Date: 29/06/20
    • Daily Mail

    Antarctic penguins could experience a ‘population boom’ due to global warming as melting sea ice means they have to spend less time foraging for food. Japanese scientists describe the Adélie species of penguin, which is native to Antarctica, as a ‘rare global warming winner’ thanks to melting ice. In low-ice conditions, penguins are able travel […]

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