Democracy is not served by censorship, malice, derision, and denunciation.
We teach children that a summary should accurately reflect a longer document. But things are topsy-turvy in the land of the IPCC.
The media fosters intellectual conformity. Is Google taking the same path?
Google pampers the already pampered at $20 million climate extravaganza.
Journalists can’t seem to help themselves. Every blessed thing gets twisted.
When Donald Trump rails against fake news he speaks for millions of people who are tired of being silenced and smeared.
The covers of news magazines such as Time and The Economist used to tell the truth.
Journalists declaring something to be the case before it has actually happened is outrageous and unethical.
Every health system in the world should be keenly interested in Israel’s adverse vaccine reactions. But the data doesn’t exist.
Guest post by a recently retired doctor.
Ontario, Canada began by properly protecting medical staff from COVID infection. Citing the WHO, it then reversed course.
The pandemic may well be linked to lab experiments in China. A thorough investigation is warranted.
Intelligence Committee chairman targets private companies.
When group think masquerades as ‘fact-checking.’
We have no hard evidence of a crisis. Only expert opinion and best estimates.
When an organization can’t be bothered to describe itself accurately – but thinks you should do what it says – that’s a red flag.
Governments are shielding vaccine manufacturers from lawsuits.
Media stories about Norway winters & positive thinking lack proper skepticism.
Poll sponsors say climate attitudes have been ‘remarkably consistent’ over two decades.
Green lobby group invites public to endorse green fantasies.
Let us not be cavalier about the coronavirus. Let us pay proper respect to the dead.
Journalists spent years falsely calling the IPCC chairman a Nobel laureate and the world’s ‘top climate scientist.’
Philip Munday’s work falls to pieces whenever someone tries to verify it.
Nature videos from National Geographic, Netflix, and the BBC can’t be trusted.
Ecology professor’s political opinions published repeatedly in scientific journals.
Refuse to talk to the reporter. Afterward, accuse her of ‘multiple factual inaccuracies.’ Isn’t academia grand?
It’s absurd to say scientists are only now speaking up. Reuters publishes egregious climate propaganda.
There’s no guarantee scientific research is credible or accurate just because it has been peer-reviewed. Why is Facebook promoting this lie?
The University of Victoria receives hundreds of millions of tax dollars, yet refused to answer a single question about the firing of Susan Crockford.
Many of the talks being provided to the community are one-sided, activist, and controversial.
There is no crisis. But there’s lots of melodrama, double standards, and cherry picking.
Media outlets are supposed to be more reliable than your brother-in-law, but that seems less true every day.
There’s unicorns, fairness & equity. Then there’s what’s possible.
Recycling programs should make sense and be boring.
The Aztecs practiced human sacrifice. So do we.
Rabid dog climate enforcers will destroy you without conscience or regret.
When a journalist thinks for herself about climate change, insults & fabrications follow.
IPBES provides no CVs for most members of its influential panel.
A powerful bureaucracy bullies, berates, isolates & intimidates a lone critic.
James Cook University took 28 separate actions against Professor Ridd. Each of them, including his termination, has been declared unlawful.
It’s April Fools’, but this is no hoax. Report commits the sin it condemns.
Everyone’s standard of living drops as daily necessities become more costly.
Nations have been demoted; on the top level of the org chart we now find the Borg.
You’ll eat those vegetables – or else.
Medical journals are supposed to be the opposite of fake news.
Economic migrants are distinct from refugees running for their lives. But the two are increasingly blurred.
Your moral & financial support has been a blessing.
If you’re a UN bureaucrat, recent weeks have been full of disappointment.
Which parts of this agreement do our governments intend to implement? Which parts do they repudiate?
Yellow vests imposed on motorists become powerful anti-government symbol.
The current system gives some scientific errors high prestige packaging
Concern about global warming is dead last amongst 16 priorities.
Attempting to understand why people vote the way they do is more useful than sneering at half a country’s population.
No matter how undemocratic, impoverished, sparsely-populated, or terrorism-promoting a nation might be, a sentence written by scientists will not survive if that nation objects.
On what planet is it OK for politically-determined definitions to supersede those written by actual scientists?
The latest IPCC report was a setup – a cynical ploy to produce alarmist media headlines that succeeded beautifully.
November 2000 and December 2009 were both supposed to be our last, best chance to save the planet from climate disaster. This week, the media is once again spreading this message.
If climate research is like other research, half of the IPCC’s 6,000 academic citations are dubious.
Hundreds of women insist the current US Supreme Court nominee is tremendously supportive of female equality. Why doesn’t every news story offer us a chance to believe them?
Last week, in a sickening spectacle, grownups behaved as though a vague, wholly unproven story involving teenagers 30+ years ago is relevant to whether a candidate is fit to be a US Supreme Court judge.
The most smug, most self-indulgent, least curious journalists in history.
‘Social justice’ is an extremist, left wing political analysis many consider repellent and infantile. It’s as though academics have no idea the rest of us think they’ve gone insane.
Reading Heather Mac Donald’s new book is like stepping into a bad dream.
Bad data fuels ill-informed decisions, wastes money, and scares kids.
A US government report about school shootings is riddled with errors.
How should women dress in public given the religious views of some immigrants? Jimmie Åkesson says men ‘who feel they can’t control themselves’ are welcome to wear blindfolds.
As a historic number of people were applying for asylum last year, journalists insisted nothing unusual was going on.
The Swedish political party that has been shouting itself hoarse about anti-Semitism is the one journalists keep describing as neo-Nazi.
Every time the media mentions the Sweden Democrats, we’re reminded of sins decades in the past. But there’s no parallel, incessant reminder of the Green Party’s documented links to the Nazis.
Sweden’s population: 10 million. France and UK total population: 133 million. Sweden has accepted more asylum seekers than France and UK combined.
There’s a world of difference between denouncing media bias and sending in the military to close television stations.
Changing people’s behaviour is profoundly difficult.
Iconic magazine admits it published fake news. Makes no promise not to do it again.
Peer-reviewed science can be found to support nearly every position.
A webpage vetted by Oxford is misleading the public about a fake geological era.
The most reputable publishers imaginable are misinforming the public about basic geology.
Powerful people construct amazingly inaccurate narratives about their own lives.
The media’s climate frenzy was sparked by a scientist who’s research was still unpublished.
People with 8 kids should be told they “surely would not behave that way today.” Those considering a third should be accused of self-indulgence.
Why Scott Adams thinks we have a moral obligation to praise others.
In the low-carb universe, vegetables are served with lots of butter, mayonnaise, and hollandaise.
On June 7th, the University of Alberta will lionize someone who rejects freedom of thought.
For the past 30 years, carbon-footprint-warrior David Suzuki has considered Australia his second home.
He decries over-population, but fathers 5 kids. He’s against economic growth, but his once-tiny foundation now has offices in 3 cities.
Scientific debate can’t accomplish its purpose if we pretend there is no debate.
A gang of 14 scientists attack a lone scientist in an academic journal. Erica Goode justifies & amplifies the assault in the Times.
I Sverige dog pressfrihet för 25 år sedan.
[Swedish translation of previous post]
Freedom of the press died in Sweden 25 years ago.
Journalists think their job is to shame ordinary people into silence lest they say something politically incorrect about the scale and pace of European immigration.
Being an expert in a particular field doesn’t make you smart about the big picture.
After the high-carbohydrate Food Pyramid was introduced, diabetes shot through the roof.
Politicians will pass laws – and regulators will issue bans – long before there’s strong evidence of harm.
People who once worked at Rajendra Pachauri’s TERI aren’t surprised by the sexual allegations leveled against him.
I’ll be in Germany and Scotland this month, giving speeches about the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This Thursday, I’ll be addressing the International Conference on Climate and Energy, which … Continue reading
The IPCC’s Chapter 7 was not written by neutral, dispassionate scholars. Three UN employees are among its authors.
Drama queen scientists have been around for at least 89 years.
IPCC insiders say many of those who shared in the 2007 Peace Prize lack appropriate scientific credentials. They were selected because they are of the right gender or come from the right country.
If climate change science is so convincing, why did Timothy Wirth schedule James Hansen’s historic 1988 testimony during the hottest time of the year? And why did he sneak into the hearing room the night before & open the windows so there’d be no air conditioning?