Is climate change the culprit causing California’s wildfires?

Wildfire Earth

Summary: We're told that climate change caused or intensified California's wildfires -- and that such fires are getting worse. As usual for such scary stories, these claims are only weakly supported by science -- except for the ones that are outright fabrications. See what scientists say and decide for yourself. “If we keep fighting a … Continue reading Is climate change the culprit causing California’s wildfires?

A story showing why America’s forests are burning

Summary: Why is so much of America burning? We see the answer as much of California burns. Land was stripped of the trees that provided firebreaks, homes were carelessly built in natural fire zones, and decades of fire suppression allowed accumulation of tinder (details here). Scientists warned and were ignored. Here is an account of … Continue reading A story showing why America’s forests are burning

Some good news about our changing climate. Enjoy it, for it might not last long.

Summary: A people can be shaped by controlling their information, altering their perception of the world by filtering what they learn. We see that today in the debate about one of the potentially largest challenges of the 21st century.  Climate scientists differ on their forecasts of future weather, which range from large to calamitous changes. … Continue reading Some good news about our changing climate. Enjoy it, for it might not last long.

Climate lies are the tool of choice by both sides to influence your opinion. Why is that?

Summary: As the climate policy wars go for higher stakes, the public debate (among non-scientists) shifts from science to propaganda (both Left and Right, each in their distinctive way). That's rational, since modern Americans are so gullible -- and have no resentment towards those who lie to them. The tribe is all that matters. When … Continue reading Climate lies are the tool of choice by both sides to influence your opinion. Why is that?