Category Archives: Global Warming

Once Again, Don’t Get Your Science from Facebook!

I have made two posts so far cautioning people to be very skeptical of science-related Facebook posts (see here and here). In general, you should be skeptical of anything on any social media site, but science is easily skewed and … Continue reading

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A Bacterium That “Eats” Carbon Dioxide…and a Creationist Prediction

Escherichia coli (E. coli) are the workhorses of the bacterial world. They are found in every human being and most warm-blooded animals, but they are also found in laboratories all over the world. Because they are easy to care for, … Continue reading

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What’s Really Causing Coral Bleaching?

Coral are amazing animals. They live in a mutualistic relationship with algae, giving the algae a safe home in exchange for some of the food that the algae make through photosynthesis. The variety of colors seen in a coral reef … Continue reading

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There Is Nothing Unusual About the Fires in the Amazon

I had another blog post planned for today, but I decided to put it off because over the weekend, I got three questions regarding the fires in the Amazon. People are concerned, mostly because of irresponsible articles like this one: … Continue reading

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Forbes Censors Article About a Scientist Who Is Skeptical of Climate Hysteria

Dr. Nir J. Shaviv is an astrophysicist of some renown. He has over 100 scientific papers to his credit and is currently chairman of the Racah Institute of Physics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. I think it’s safe to … Continue reading

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Data Indicate That Earth Was Warmer in The Middle Ages

For some time, climatologists have accepted the fact that from about the year AD 1000 to AD 1200, the temperature of the Northern Hemisphere was unusually warm. In fact, most studies indicate that it was warmer than it is today. … Continue reading

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More Global Warming Nonsense

One reason the public doesn’t take “climate change” (the disaster previously known as global warming) seriously is because the media report on it so stupidly. Essentially, any bad thing that happens in the world is due to climate change. Consider, … Continue reading

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Another Foolish Global Warming Prediction Falsified

My wife and I go to Montana almost every year to visit family, and we always make at least one trip into Glacier National Park. It is truly magnificent, and if you are in the area, I highly recommend that … Continue reading

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A Classic Example of Misleading “Journalism”

The headline at MSN is ominous: It was 84 degrees near the Arctic Ocean this weekend as carbon dioxide hit its highest level in human history Oh no! It’s sweltering in (or at least near) the Arctic! To emphasize the … Continue reading

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These Climate Scientists Predict Global Cooling

The majority of climate scientists think that global temperatures have risen over the past century mostly because of human activity. However, there are some climate scientists who think that the small changes we have seen in global temperature are mostly … Continue reading

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