Journalists feed us a daily diet of weather porn. See the stories four years ago about the Texas drought, and learn from them.
We need the news to see our world. But it has become propaganda. Stories about climate change show how it works. We must fix the news media to reform America.
Summary: A new paper provides new information about hurricanes, one of the top natural disaster threats. It shatters the media's narrative and illustrates how science works in the real world. Contents Real science in action! Overview of the trends. News about a new paper. The bottom line. For More Information. Book recommendations. (1) Real science … Continue reading A new paper about hurricanes shatters the narrative
Summary: Today's post reviews a fun book about some of the systems that make us safe -- but which we too often ignore or even mock. Review of Warnings: The True Story of How Science Tamed the Weather. The true story of how science tamed the weather. By Mike Smith (2010). Warnings tells a … Continue reading Science tamed the weather, keeping us safe while we sleep
Summary: Millions of words were expended reporting about Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, but too little about the science connecting them to climate change. Here are the details, contrasted with the propaganda barrage of those seeking to exploit these disasters for political gain. Let's listen to these scientists so we can better prepare for what is … Continue reading What you need to know about hurricanes and their trends