Summary: Much depends on the Left's ability to resist Trump, making arguments that mobilize public opinion. Their actions since the election suggest that will not happen soon. Climate change is both the Left's signature initiative and its greatest failure (failing to change the US public's policy priorities). How (or if) the Left changes their climate … Continue reading Can the Left adapt to the Trump era? Watch their climate activists for clues.
Summary: The public policy debate about climate science shows the dysfunctional nature of the US media. It's one reason why making effective public policy has become difficult or impossible. Here's another example of how propaganda has contaminated the news reporting of this vital subject, looking at stories about a new study of our oceans. NCAR's … Continue reading Science into agitprop: “Climate Change Is Strangling Our Oceans”
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