Tag Archives: James Inhofe

From Noah to Nordhaus via Inhofe

US Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) is a climate change sceptic primarily because he believes God has promised not to flood the Earth again; and the rainbow in the sky tells him it must be true. Such ideologically-driven wilful blindness is … Continue reading

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Occam’s Razor works for me!

‘The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches From The Front Line’ by Dr Michael Mann, Professor of Meteorology at Pennsylvania State University, was recently published in paperback. I decided to purchase a copy. Here is my review of the … Continue reading

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Science Denial Alive and Well Among Policy Makers and Right Wing Heroes

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
Delaware Newszap: GEORGETOWN – Sussex County Council members are not on the same wave length regarding the debatable issue of sea level rise. At the May 7 council meeting, Susan Love,…

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Greedy Lying Bastards (the movie)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AZdCfoDiMDg Presumably Lord Monckton (et al) will now sue the film-makers for defamation of character? Or, maybe, just maybe, this new 90 minute documentary film could be the final push that US Congress needs to investigate the corporate misinformation machine … Continue reading

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AGW – What would Jesus do?

Amongst Christians, it is a popular past-time to ask “What would Jesus do?” But let’s be a little more PC about this… What would Muhammad, or King Solomon, or Buddha, or Confucius do? In fact, what would Francis Bacon, Thomas … Continue reading

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