[Note: This is an interview of Michael Quirke by CCNF guest journalist Heather L. Cohen, originally taped at Earth Day Texas. The transcript below was minimally edited for brevity and readability:] So tell me more about CCNF? _ CCNF is a new journalistic initiative that I co-founded with a group of […]Read more ›
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J. Christy, R. McNider & R. Spencer trying to overturn mainstream science by rewriting history, knowingly spreading falsehoods and re-baselining graphs.
Who are the Flat Earthers? Before the advent of modern climatology, common wisdom had it that we tiny humans couldn’t possibly influence climate. Modern science shows we can. Yet John Christy and Richard McNider claim the exact opposite in a recent WSJ op-ed, in which they claim that their outdated […]Read more ›
“Quantifying the consensus on anthropogenic global warming in the scientific literature” by John Cook et al: 97% of climate scientists agree that humans are causing global warming. [Fact Checking & General Commentary]
POSTED FOR COMMENTARY BY SCIENTISTS In the video abstract of his published survey, John Cook states that “among climate scientists actively publishing [peer-reviewed] climate research, 97% agree that humans humans are causing global warming. ” He states that the 97% finding was based on over 12,000 papers from 1991-2011 mentioning “global […]Read more ›
The physical complexity of global climate is evident. However, resolving the issue of global warming is also socially and politically complex. It is not an isolated problem with an easy solution, since almost every human action requires energy and/or land use (and thus results in climate altering emissions). In contrast, […]Read more ›
Outreach. The word itself suggests a kind of uneasy exertion of the body. It reminds us that bringing scientific knowledge to the public, far from natural or straightforward, is an exercise demanding all manners of contortions. So, like a particularly eccentric yoga pose, “outreach”–it’s believed in the science community–is not […]Read more ›