A sad story from Bolivia shows the peril of reading the news

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Summary: A sad story about Bolivia shows how climate change has become the easy culprit for disasters, allowing powerful special interests to avoiding blame for their actions and advancing the Left's political agenda. This use of science as propaganda has an intolerable cost: it makes us less able to deal with our problems. We can't … Continue reading A sad story from Bolivia shows the peril of reading the news

Lessons learned from the end of California’s “permanent drought”

Summary: The "permanent drought" in California, like the now ended "permanent drought" in Texas, is ending. But like the panic about Texas, it is rich in lessons about our difficulty clearly seeing the world -- and the futility of activists exaggerating and lying about the science. Of course, they should have learned this after 29 … Continue reading Lessons learned from the end of California’s “permanent drought”

A report about America’s extreme weather. Just the facts, no hype.

Summary: Discovery that weather is the mother lode of clickbait made climate change activism appealing to publishers. As antidote to the weather porn now flooding the internet, here's a real analysis of recent weather -- more understandable than NOAA's reports, more accurate than the everything is climate change schtick.  {1st of 2 posts today.} When … Continue reading A report about America’s extreme weather. Just the facts, no hype.

The Texas drought ends; climate alarmists wrong again!

Summary: The climate alarmists described the Texas drought in extreme terms, as the New Normal. Readers of the FM website saw the other side of the news -- the science side -- in Key facts about the drought that’s reshaping Texas. Now we see what looks like the end of the story. It's a pleasant … Continue reading The Texas drought ends; climate alarmists wrong again!

Key facts about the drought that’s reshaping Texas

Summary: The farmers and ranchers of Texas exhaust its groundwater as they suffer from a severe drought, which activists blame our burning of fossil fuels. What do scientists say? How severe is the drought? What are its causes? How will this reshape Texas? It's another test case of our ability to see and adapt to … Continue reading Key facts about the drought that’s reshaping Texas