John Cook

John Cook

Creator of Skeptical Science, research fellow in climate communication at the Global Change Institute, University of Queensland.

Recent Articles

To lead on climate, leave the ivy tower

America’s top universities expend considerable efforts to lead in the rankings, but last week they fell short—missing a critical opportunity to show moral leadership on climate change. If top schools want to lead on climate action, they should join the “We…
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NCSE’s counter-Heartland flyers

The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) is pleased to announce the on-line release of three flyers addressing the Heartland Institute's recent mailing of unsolicited climate change denial propaganda to science teachers across the country. "Have You Received This? Then Read…
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SkS Analogy 4 – Ocean Time Lag

Tag Line Greenhouse gases (GHG) determine amount of warming, but oceans delay the warming. Elevator Statement To see how the oceans delay warming of the atmosphere, try the following thought experiment. Imagine a pot that holds about 8 liters/quarts. Hang…
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