The surprising news from scientists about rising sea levels!

Greenpeace artwork about sea levels

Summary: Rising sea levels have become a core element -- perhaps the core -- of climate activists' warnings. What do scientists say? Should we worry, panic, or despair? Here is a brief answer, plus much supporting evidence. This is journalism for the public policy debate about climate change, not written by a subject matter expert. … Continue reading The surprising news from scientists about rising sea levels!

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Rising seas alert! Watch how science becomes a sensational news story.

Summary: Another day, another interesting study about our changing climate misreported by journalists to ignite fear in their readers. The subject is rising seas from the melting of Antarctica. First we look at the science, then at journalists' hype. You decide how this news should influence the public policy debate about the best response to … Continue reading Rising seas alert! Watch how science becomes a sensational news story.

The New Yorker’s “The Siege of Miami” reveals a serious problem

Summary: Today's post examines a recent example of climate fear-mongering. Not only is this misleading (at best), but it shows how this propaganda makes it more difficult for us to clearly see the world and respond to its many dangers. Today's fear-mongering: "The Siege of Miami" By Elizabeth Kolbert in The New Yorker "As temperatures … Continue reading The New Yorker’s “The Siege of Miami” reveals a serious problem