Media Use Hurricane Harvey to Blast Exxon, Hype Climate Alarmism

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August 30th, 2017 12:30 PM
As Houston lays flooded by Hurricane Harvey, the liberal media and climate alarmists raced to connect the natural disaster to their manmade global warming agenda in spite of scientific disagreement. On broadcast and cable news, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Thomas Roberts, CBS fill-in co-host Dana Jacobson, CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin and others tried to link Harvey to human-caused global…

Meteorologist: Climate Change and Trump Have Driven Me to Therapy

January 8th, 2017 7:43 AM
Meteorologist Eric Holthaus, who has appeared a couple of times on these pages in the past (more on that shortly), is in therapy. Well, okay, lots of people are. But get a load of what has driven Holthaus into therapy: "I know many ppl feel deep despair about climate, especially post-election." And it's because of this, "There are days where I literally can't work,…

Climatologist Retires From Academia Due to 'Craziness' in Field

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January 5th, 2017 12:59 PM
Climate scientist Dr. Judith Curry has had enough of academics politicizing her field. She’s leaving academia for the private sector, which she said on Jan. 3, “seems like a more ‘honest’ place for a scientist working in a politicized field than universities or government labs.” Curry resigned her tenured position as of Jan. 1, with “no intention of seeking…

IPCC Global Warming Report Moves Former WSJ Weatherman to Tweet 'Tears

September 29th, 2013 11:44 AM
Whether the ice caps are melting and by how much may be debatable, but the debate is over as to whether former Wall Street Journal weatherman Eric Holthaus, who now works at Quartz (qz.com), has had a meltdown.In a series of tweets on Friday afternoon (scroll down at link; HT Twitchy), Holthaus told the world of his reaction to the latest wave of hot air emanating from the Intergovernmental…

ClimateGate II: How Will Al Gore and His Global Warming-Loving Media R

October 30th, 2011 8:49 PM
CRITICAL UPDATE AT END OF POST As NewsBusters reported Sunday, a new ClimateGate scandal has erupted involving a University of California at Berkeley professor accused of trying to mislead the public by hiding that his research determined global warming has stopped. Some on the Left heralded the now questionable study including Nobel laureate Al Gore whose excitement was published at the…

Climategate II? 'Science-Settling' Study 'Proving' Global Warming Alle

October 30th, 2011 9:02 AM
CRITICAL UPDATE AT END OF POST A week ago (at BizzyBlog; at NewsBusters), I noted how Charleston Daily Mail blogger Don Surber quickly determined through all of a few minutes of Internet research that Berkeley professor Robert Muller, who convinced Washington Post Plumline blogger Brad Plumer that he was a "climate skeptic," has been a believer in human-caused global warming since…