Mar 29, 2017

Suddenly Sick: The Foibles of Medical Science

Climate science and medical science have things in common. Including suspect behaviour on the part of the United Nations.  

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Mar 13, 2017

Mar 5, 2017

Science Funding Misinformation

A headline on a news story falsely claims that ‘9 countries outspend the US on science.’ In fact, America spends more than all nine combined.

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Feb 20, 2017

Bill Nye, Fake Facts & the New York Times

I’m aware of two occasions in which Bill Nye has misled the public. But the New York Times says he’s saving the rest of us from misinformation.

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Feb 15, 2017

Feb 6, 2017

Trump, Stalin & Fake News

Australia’s chief scientist falls for a fake news story, compares President Trump to Joseph Stalin.
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Jan 29, 2017

US Scientific Integrity Rules Repudiate the UN Climate Process

The US government says its a violation of scientific integrity for political officials to alter scientific findings. But political revision is a central part of how IPCC reports get produced.
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Jan 27, 2017

Politicizing Science at the US Dept. of Energy

Liberating scientists to talk about their research is sensible. Inciting them to criticize government policy does nothing to enhance scientific integrity.
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Jan 15, 2017

Obama's War on the Media

After promising the most transparent government in history, President Obama sharply curtailed press access, aggressively prosecuted leaks, and spied on journalists.
 

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Jan 10, 2017

Medical Researchers vs the UN Climate Panel

An organization representing medical researchers believes unpublished work is too shaky to be included in grant applications, yet the world’s most important climate body has long relied on such research.

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