Category: Global Warming
|June 12, 2015||Posted by News under Culture, Darwinism, Global Warming, Intelligent Design, News|
Give the premise that humans are merely evolved animals (the 99% chimpanzee schtick*), it is hard to see how a fight against global warming (if it exists and however caused) would not devolve into a morass of oppression. After all, our behaviour is ruled by selfish genes which mechanically replicate themselves. That process creates the […]
|May 8, 2015||Posted by News under Global Warming, Media, News, science education|
From John Cook, climate communications guy at the University of Queensland at The Conversation: Ironically, the practice of throwing more science at science denial ignores the social science research into denial. You can’t adequately address this issue without considering the root cause: personal beliefs and ideology driving the rejection of scientific evidence. Attempts at science […]
|March 21, 2015||Posted by PaV under Global Warming|
I recommend the entire article from the Heartland organization (www.heartland.org), but the below is very powerful stuff: Climate change has become a powerful political force for many reasons. First, it is universal; we are told everything on Earth is threatened. Second, it invokes the two most powerful human motivators: fear and guilt. We fear driving […]
Winston Smith loves Big Brother even more now that he has returned to the fold and discovered global warming
|February 17, 2015||Posted by News under Climate change, Culture, Global Warming, Intelligent Design, Media|
Winston Smith corrects minor errors in Time’s 1974 Global Cooling Article, guided by his newfound love for Big Brother (as recounted by George Orwell, 1984)
|April 6, 2014||Posted by News under Climate change, Culture, Global Warming, Intelligent Design, News|
Oddly, none of these people think the rest of us are capable of figuring out that they aren’t telling the truth.
|June 17, 2012||Posted by scordova under Ecology, extinction, Global Warming, Media, Peer review, Science|
I believe this is already the 2nd time that Nick has graced the pages of the world’s leading science journal. See: Predicting a state shift in the biosphere, and communicating it. Looks like it is the cover story too! Nick and I have been opponents in the ID / Evolution debate for years. I’m glad […]
|May 7, 2012||Posted by News under extinction, Global Warming, Intelligent Design, News|
Maybe it’s a good thing if man did not walk with the dinosaurs … ,
|October 14, 2011||Posted by Caroline Crocker under American Scientific Affiliation, Climate change, Creationism, Ethics, Evolution, Global Warming, Intelligent Design, Science, theistic evolution|
Our vision is to promote good science, based on impartial evaluation of evidence, not mere consensus.
|September 24, 2011||Posted by News under Culture, Darwinism, Global Warming, News|
JonathanM, one of our authors (recent subject of Darwin TV), also notes that Darwin lobbyist Eugenie Scott (National Centr for Science Education) was speaking recently at a Glasgow Skeptics meeting in Glasgow that he attended: The topic of the lecture (which you can watch for yourself) was “Evolution and Global Warming Denial: How the Public […]
|September 23, 2011||Posted by News under Global Warming, News, Philosophy, Science|
Understanding the difference between evolutionary biology and Darwinism
|September 20, 2011||Posted by News under Global Warming, Intelligent Design, News|
What fascinates ID types about the global warming controversy is the pseudoscience mushrooming over a short period before collapsing, instead of a long period before petering out.
|September 20, 2011||Posted by News under Culture, Global Warming, News, Science|
Which makes them a big problem in what passes for science today.
Nobel physicist resigns, all right … from a physics society that was morphing into a political pressure group
|September 15, 2011||Posted by News under Global Warming, News, Physics|
No scientific reason is cited for the change in the nature of the institution.
None was possible.
|August 18, 2011||Posted by News under Global Warming, Media|
Legacy media are stuck with stupid, out of date stories they cannot depart from. Just cannot. Even if they knew their stories were not making any sense, they’d have to stand by them.
|July 28, 2011||Posted by News under Global Warming, Science|
Here. NASA satellite data from the years 2000 through 2011 show the Earth’s atmosphere is allowing far more heat to be released into space than alarmist computer models have predicted, reports a new study in the peer-reviewed science journal Remote Sensing. The study indicates far less future global warming will occur than United Nations computer […]
|May 24, 2011||Posted by News under Culture, Global Warming, Intelligent Design|
Lots of people, including us folk at Uncommon Descent are accused of “undermining science.” Dennis Prager, reflecting on last weekend’s “Prepare to Meet Thy Doom“-fest observes that secular apocalypses (that never really happen) have done our work for us: There is one major difference between leftist and religious doomsday scenarios. The religious readily acknowledge that […]
|February 10, 2011||Posted by nullasalus under Evolution, Global Warming, Science|
It’s pedantic to point out, but it still must be said: What motivates most people to get others to “accept AGW” or “accept (Darwinian) evolution” has little to nothing to do with knowledge itself, and far more to do with the actions they hope such a belief will prompt. In the AGW case, the point isn’t to teach others some useful, inert fact like “beavers mate for life”, much less to make people have a firmer grasp of science in general – the express hope is that if someone accepts AGW, they will therefore accept and support specific policies ostensibly meant to combat AGW.
|December 27, 2010||Posted by O'Leary under Global Warming, Science|
Lots of things are up in the air these days, … Recent research published in PNAS suggests that the diversity of microbial life in the air is on par with the soil, at least in urban areas, yet the air remains vastly understudied in comparison. “Just seven or ten years ago we didn’t realize bacteria […]
|December 20, 2010||Posted by Clive Hayden under Culture, Global Warming, Science|
Please enjoy an article from The Independent titled “Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past.” Written in the year 2000, global warmists are claiming that snowfall is history in Britain: Britain’s winter ends tomorrow with further indications of a striking environmental change: snow is starting to disappear from our lives. Sledges, snowmen, snowballs […]
|May 29, 2010||Posted by Steve Fuller under Creationism, Culture, Global Warming, Intelligent Design, Medicine, Philosophy, Religion, Science|
I did an interview recently with the Sceptics’ Society of Birmingham (UK) on the relationship between science and religion, which may be of interest to people here. The interview was conducted over Skype, which explains some of the alien sounds, especially from my end, even though my interlocutor and I were separated by a mere […]