Choose your facts: learn about the El Niño from journalists or activists

Summary: Today we look at news coverage of the weather, another demonstration of our bad info diet. Friday's post contrasted reporting about the new El Niño by NOAA with that by activists. Today we contrast reporting by climate alarmist (amateurs' analysis) with that by the major news media.  (1st of 2 posts today.) Contents Activists' … Continue reading Choose your facts: learn about the El Niño from journalists or activists

The climate wars get exciting. Government conspiracy! Shattered warming records! Global cooling!

Summary: Today's post shows how the climate wars about the public policy response to global warming, grow more interesting as both sides abandon science. Unfortunately the public remains apathetic. For good reason, after a decade of constant barrages of misinformation by Left and Right. Especially considering our history, with so much that we knew eventually … Continue reading The climate wars get exciting. Government conspiracy! Shattered warming records! Global cooling!

About the warnings of a monster super El Nino coming to you this year

Summary:   Today we have an example of America's poor ability to process information. Weather reports become climate porn. Run for your lives, an El Nino comes! In fact, an El Nino appears likely in 2014-15. Perhaps a severe one, with substantial effects. But exaggerated warnings, often false, don't help. Instead they dull our ability to … Continue reading About the warnings of a monster super El Nino coming to you this year

Watch the Left burn away more of its credibility, then wonder why the Right wins

Summary:  Both Left and Right in America have gone crazy. Each sees this about the other, but not about themselves. There is no reality-based community in American politics, unfortunately. Many posts on the FM website have documented this about the Right. Today we'll look at the Left in action, burning their credibility. . The US … Continue reading Watch the Left burn away more of its credibility, then wonder why the Right wins