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Hand holding dry tree in front of a catastrophic background

About the corruption of climate science

Today’s post tells about the corruption of yet another vital American institution – climate science. See how RCP8.5, a valuable worst-case scenario, has been misrepresented to incite fear in the American public.

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Roger Pielke Jr.: the politics of unlikely climate scenarios

Summary: The public policy choices we make about climate policy depend on the future that we expect. Here Roger Pielke Jr. describes an example of how climate scenarios too often misrepresent what we know about our world and its likely futures.   “Pielke on Climate” – part 3 of 3. The Politics of Inconceivable Scenarios. By …

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Climate Good News

The IPCC gives us good news about climate change, but we don’t listen

Summary: Now that the alarmists have had their day trumpeting the IPCC’s worst case scenario (it’s unlikely and becoming more so), let’s look at their best case scenario (hidden by journalists). The risk probabilities are asymmetric: the good news is more likely than the bad news. This is inspirational, telling people that we can make …

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