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The Science Loop: How Biased Thinking Is The Seed Of Junk Science

In an article in The Skeptical Inquirer May/June 2019 issue, an author dissects a Flat Earther school board presentation, seemingly surprised that it was “intelligently designed,” as if the key issue with junk science such as the flat earth model was…

Collaborative research charts course to hundreds of new nitrides

(DOE/National Renewable Energy Laboratory) A groundbreaking research effort involving scientists at NREL; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL); University of Colorado, Boulder (CU); and other partner institutions around the country recently published ‘A Map of the Inorganic Ternary Metal Nitrides,’ which appears in Nature Materials.

Joy Behar: Global Warming Could Stop Joe Biden From Curing Cancer

The hosts of ABC’s The View praised former vice president Joe Biden for promising to cure cancer if he’s elected in 2020, but they expressed worry that global warming could stop him. Co-host Meghan McCain, whose father Sen. John McCain…

Supreme Court Asked To Hear Case Involving Leaked ‘Climategate’ Emails

A D.C.-based libertarian think tank petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on a years-long defamation case involving leaked emails from climate scientists that seriously undermined the credibility of alarming global warming predictions. The Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI) wants to…

Lithium-ion battery inventor wins world’s oldest scientific prize

(University of Texas at Austin) UT Austin Professor, John Goodenough, inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has been awarded the Royal Society of London’s Copley Medal, an award that predates the Nobel Prize by 170 years, and includes previous awardees like Benjamin Franklin, Charles Darwin, Louis Pasteur, Albert Einstein and Dorothy Hodgkin.

BBC, Al Gore Forecasted ‘Ice-Free’ North Pole By 2013

Remember those climate crooks who forecast that there would be no ice left at the North Pole by 2013? The corrupt BBC reported the junk science forecasts back in 2007: Former US Vice President Al Gore cited Professor Maslowski’s analysis…

The Building Of Gore’s Widely Accepted Climate Fraud

The April 28, 1975, issue of NEWSWEEK proposed solutions to climate change in an article that included outlawing the internal combustion engine. At that time their concern was global cooling, not warming. The January 33, 1977, cover of TIME magazine featured…

10 ways graphene could change the world

Graphene might be one of the world’s most useful materials. Though it is only one carbon atom thick, it’s many times stronger than steel, and highly flexible to boot. Ever since it was first isolated by researchers in 2004, the…

The one number you need to know about climate change – MIT Technology Review

In contrast to the existential angst currently in fashion around climate change, there’s a cold-eyed calculation that its advocates, mostly economists, like to call the most important number you’ve never heard of. It’s the social cost of carbon. It reflects…