The fraud of faux certainty
Belief / climate change / manmade climate change & AGW theory / Science and Pseudoscience

The fraud of faux certainty

I’ve been featuring the issue of climate change, or more specifically mammade climate change, quite a lot lately. Not because I believe it’s untrue. I don’t. I have no belief about it at all. As anyone who reads this will know I agree with Robert Anton Wilson that “belief is the death of intelligence”. The … Continue reading

“1,000+ Peer-Reviewed Papers Supporting Skeptic Arguments Against AGW/ACC Alarm” (wow, snappy)
climate change / manmade climate change & AGW theory / Science and Pseudoscience

“1,000+ Peer-Reviewed Papers Supporting Skeptic Arguments Against AGW/ACC Alarm” (wow, snappy)

The title says it all. Popular Technology has released links to over a thousand peer-reviewed papers it claims support skepticism about ManMade Climate change. Either they question the theory itself, or question the theory of positive feedback that would make the warming dangerously extreme. The pro-AGW blog “Carbon Brief” (READ IT HERE) claimed (or at … Continue reading

How Goldman Sachs invented cap and trade
Human Madness / Politics / Science and Pseudoscience / Whatever

How Goldman Sachs invented cap and trade

From “The Great American Bubble Machine”, Rolling Stone Magazine July 9-23 2009: By MATT TAIBBI …Fast-forward to today. it’s early June in Washington, D.C. Barack Obama, a popular young politician whose leading private campaign donor was an investment bank called Goldman Sachs – its employees paid some $981,000 to his campaign – sits in the … Continue reading

Forteana / High Strangeness / Science and Pseudoscience

The Science Delusion

Interesting interview at Fortean Times with Rupert Sheldrake – he of the theory of “morphic fields” and other far out things. Here’s the full txt reproduced (original can be found through the link) The Science Delusion Steve Marshall talks to Rupert Sheldrake about dogma and delusion in contemporary science By Steve Marshall April 2012 Millions … Continue reading