Starving polar bears: the fake news face of climate change

Starving polar bear

Summary: Climate activists have made polar bears "the face of climate change." This week we see how they have done so: with fake news. That they do so instead of relying on science tells us much about them -- and why they have achieved so few policy changes after 30 years of these tactics. See news about … Continue reading Starving polar bears: the fake news face of climate change

A new paper shows why the climate policy debate is broken

Postcards from the frontier of science

Summary: An important new peer-reviewed paper about climate change reveals much about climate science, the public policy debate, and the role of science institutions in America. Here is a quick look at it and its lessons for us. Do remember you are there to fuddle him. From the way some of you young fiends talk, … Continue reading A new paper shows why the climate policy debate is broken

About polar bears & science on the front lines of global warming

Starving Svalbard polar bear

Summary: Today's post reviews a book about applied climate science, discussing polar bears -- poster animals for the effects of global warming. It tells the rest of the story, the good news. It's well worth reading. Review of Susan Crockford's new book: Polar Bears: Outstanding Survivors of Climate Change. For thirty years we have heard increasingly … Continue reading About polar bears & science on the front lines of global warming