Posts tagged ‘Freeman Dyson’

Whither Intellectual Freedom?

The noble, beating heart of science is no more. Peer pressure, conformity, orthodoxy – these remain.

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Continue Reading May 15, 2014 at 5:13 pm

The Global Warming Prophecy

At the heart of the climate change movement is the belief that we will be punished for our sins.

Continue Reading December 30, 2013 at 11:14 am

Paul Krugman’s Old Time Climate Religion

A Nobel laureate says people who question climate dogma deserve to be “punished in the afterlife.”

Continue Reading March 15, 2013 at 4:42 pm

Naked Intolerance in the Media

Why does the climate debate elicit so much partisan sneering from the media?

Continue Reading April 26, 2012 at 1:54 pm

Blindspots at the IPCC

A new 1,000-page Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report appears to ignore both nuclear power and shale gas – even though both these energy sources emit far less CO2 than does coal. This suggests the IPCC’s top priority isn’t emissions reduction after all.

Continue Reading May 13, 2011 at 1:36 pm

What They Said About the Climate Models

Governments around the world are convinced CO2 emissions are dangerous. Where did they get that idea? From computer models that even IPCC insiders say are uncertain, unreliable, and unvalidated.

Continue Reading February 2, 2011 at 1:23 pm

Why Good Judgment Matters

Data is collected, recorded, adjusted & interpreted not by disinterested robots but by people. Because highly-educated individuals can look at the same data and come to different conclusions, the degree to which a person’s judgment can be trusted becomes a central concern.

Continue Reading November 28, 2010 at 11:02 am

Appalling Rhetoric from a Climate Skeptic

The climate change debate is important. Human lives (and trillions of dollars) hang in the balance. We therefore need open, vigorous dialogue. We need to hear all perspectives. But this can’t happen when both sides are trying to shut down the debate by declaring other people’s views criminal.

Continue Reading November 26, 2010 at 12:00 pm

Lead Author Lacked a Master’s Degree

When Laurens Bouwer served as a lead author for the 2001 climate bible he had not yet earned his Masters.

The IPCC surely needs to explain how research assistants and those-working-on-their-masters qualify as the world’s best experts and top scientists.

Continue Reading October 19, 2010 at 11:45 am

Let There Be No More Scientific Consensuses

Science is about doubt – not certainty. Journalism is supposed to reveal – not conceal. When scientific organizations claim there’s a consensus, they step over the line into political advocacy. When media outlets trumpet said consensus they “disappear” highly-qualified, dissenting scientists.

Continue Reading February 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm

Is This Politics or Science?

For those of us who think science is about being open to new ideas and perspectives, Michael “hockey stick” Mann isn’t the kind of scientist we’d want our kids to grow up to be.

Continue Reading February 19, 2010 at 2:02 pm


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