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Een jaar geleden alweer blogde ik over de Peter Vereecke, voorzitter van de Belfort Groep een man die niet enkel klimaatwetenschap verwerpt, maar een resem complottheorieën omarmt, zoals chemtrails, gedwongen vaccinaties of de codex alimentarius conspiracy.Daarenboven bestookte de man blijkbaar… [more]
Research shows that stupid people — people who truly are ignorant — tend to think they know far more than they do. They are also more likely to think informed people know less than they do. It’s the D-K effect… [more]
I’ve been absent from the climate change wars for a while — disheartened by the whole Gleick – Heartland affair. I won’t go into it in much detail — aren’t we all extremely tired of it?
Sisyphys (1548-1549) by Titian, … [more]
As the comment doesn’t seem to get through on his blog, i’ll post it here.A few remarks on the last post on the blog of Jo Moreau (mind you, the original post of Jo is in French, a fact Newt… [more]
A column by Jeffrey Simpson in the Globe and Mail got me thinking about climate calculus.
Here’s an excerpt:
“One line item in every Alberta budget shows how the miracle unfolds: non-renewable energy resources. Last year, Alberta took in $8.6-billion… [more]
“Laws are like sausages — it is best not to see them being made.”
Often misattributed to Otto von Bismarck, this is a truism well appreciated by the policy analyst and policy maker alike.
I just spent a day in… [more]
De niet geheel gelukkige column van Thierry Baudet hoeft niet meer aan bod te komen, want wordt reeds voldoende uitvoerig besproken:Twitterblog: Hopelijk weet columnist Thierry Baudet meer van rechtsfilosofie dan van klimaat Mark Olsthoorn: Thierry Baudet slaat klimaatplank gevaarlijk mis… [more]
Over the last twenty years politically-motivated think tanks and legal foundations, because they disliked certain scientific findings, have taken legal action against scientific institutions and individual scientists. In recent years, the legal attacks have intensified, especially against climate scientists. For… [more]
Take a tour around the climate denial-o-sphere and you will come across proof absolute that many people involved in discussing the issue of climate change and global warming just don’t know what the heck they’re talking about.
Like Rick Perry,… [more]
Kate Sheppard has a very interesting article on Mother Jones showing how Texas Officials, appointed by Rick Perry, altered a recent report on sea level rise, erasing all mentions of climate change. At the bottom, you can compare the original… [more]
Think tanks surround politics today and are the very things that are supposed to generate new ideas. But if you go back and look at how they rose up – at who invented them and why – you discover they… [more]
This is a guest post by Captain PithartJohn O’Sullivan is the driving force behind the physics-denying group “Slaying the Sky Dragon” (aka Principia Scientific International, chairman: Tim Ball), a group so deeply rooted in denialist Fantasia that even Christopher Monckton… [more]
I know the subject has been dealt with extensively before on this blog, but still many people don’t know the strategy of doubt. Therefore i’m happy to post this new interview with Naomi Oreskes, one of the authors of the… [more]
ik voorspelde hier dat Rypke Zeilmaker nooit zou ingaan op het feit dat Fred Singer niet meer of niet minder dan gelogen heeft over zijn financiële banden met de fossiele brandstoffen-industrie en die voorspelling is uitgekomen . Dat wetenschappelijk onderzoek… [more]
Claes Johnson just announced S. Fred Singer will not be coming to Belgium during his European tour, after Belgian IPCC vice-chairman Jean-Pascal Van Ypersele contacted the organising Société Européenne des Ingénieurs et Industriels with this letter :
.La SEII et… [more]