Summary: Telling the public about climate change is among the most difficult challenges for journalists, ever. Complex, rapidly changing, no consensus among scientists beyond a few basics about mechanisms and history, and highly politicized. Here we look at two examples, good and not-so-good. These show progress, and also how the Left's dogmatic adherence to its … Continue reading Good news: the warming pause finally appears in the news as journalists learn about science.
Summary: Today we look at one of the most interesting aspects of US politics. The rhetoric about climate by both Left and Right runs hot, pretending to scientific authority. But both sides have abandoned science, except as window-dressing. Here we review one example, comparing the rhetoric with the science. Bad news: millions believe the propaganda of … Continue reading The Left sees “Climate buffoons” and “deniers”. What do they see in the mirror?