Alaska’s climate scientists tell us the rest of the news, what Obama forgot to mention

Summary: Obama journeys to Alaska and says things. Our journalist-stenographers reprint this as news. They do not consult local experts, and so miss an important part of the story. This post gives you the rest of the news. The great oddity of the climate change campaign is the disinterest of journalists in reporting it well. … Continue reading Alaska’s climate scientists tell us the rest of the news, what Obama forgot to mention

The shame of Alaska: vast wealth, but little spent to protect its people

Summary: When urban Americans think of rural life, we often think of Mayberry RFD and placid law-abiding life seen on countless other TV shows. Community values; people who are salt-of-the-Earth, living in Libertarian paradises free of big government. There is a test case of this vision. We call it Alaska. Read these accounts. I hope … Continue reading The shame of Alaska: vast wealth, but little spent to protect its people

A powerful story about global warming in Alaska that has set Twitter aflame

Summary: Let's review the story that today set Twitter afire with panic about global warming. It's a story of science, skillful writing, and a very gullible America. The 21st century might prove unpleasant for America unless we tighten our game. . Contents NASA's photo of the Day Plaiting the facts One step more, into agitprop … Continue reading A powerful story about global warming in Alaska that has set Twitter aflame

We can see our true selves in the propaganda used against us

Summary: Powerful interest groups provide a mirror in which we can see our true selves. Their well-funded expert opinion manipulators know our real hopes and fears, and manipulate them to mold public opinion. This is one of a long series of posts showing how both Left and Right have drawn the same conclusion, both sides … Continue reading We can see our true selves in the propaganda used against us

Lessons about global warming from Alaska

Summary:  This story about global warming in Alaska has many lessons for us.  About our climate, our news media, about how we process information about our world.  It's a classic application of our methodology, close examination of a small subject to learn large lessons. This is the annual deviation from the 1949-2011 average. The black … Continue reading Lessons about global warming from Alaska