Activists hope that daily apocalyptic news about climate change will mold public opinion, no matter how much they exaggerate the science. Eg, droughts.
A 10% hit to GDP from climate change! It's a vivid number for Americans still skeptical after thirty years of dire warnings about climate change. It's fake.
News about America's greatest foe, against which we struggle in vain. Fear. Roger Pielke Jr. gives us good news about one phantom that haunts the headlines.
Science today shows the eternal will to power that lies within each of us, released from its institutional leashes. It is a corruption we cannot afford.
Experts wield increasing power in western societies. Roger Pielke Jr. shows how this is boosting our dysfunctional political polarization.