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Skeptical Science’s Climate Blacklist Exposed: Make Scientists ‘Unhirable’

Dr. Judith Curry A climate advocacy group called Skeptical Science hosts a list of academics that it has labeled “climate misinformers.” The list includes 17 academics and is intended as a blacklist. We know of this intent because one of the…

How to stay healthy on a plane right now

Flying in winter can be risky. There are the sometimes-perilous threats of weather woes and the health concerns of cold and flu season. This year, add concerns over the global coronavirus outbreak. You shouldn’t necessarily change your flying plans because…

Warren’s Rx To Fight Pandemics Is To Fight Climate Change

The coronavirus is now a “global health emergency” according to the World Health Organization. Not to worry: Sen. Elizabeth Warren is on the case and she has a plan: fight global warming! For seemingly every problem facing America, real or…

Climate Hypocrite: Bernie Leads 2020 Field In Private Jet Spending

The Bernie Sanders campaign spent just under $1.2 million on private jet travel last quarter, outpacing the entire 2020 Democratic presidential primary field. The most recent filing from Sanders reveals $1,199,579 in spending during the final three months of 2019…

How and why you should cook with bitters

If you’ve ever played around with cocktails, chances are you’ve dabbled in bitters, too. These herbal concoctions, made out of natural ingredients like herbs, bark, roots and fruit, are a key component in crafting a well-rounded cocktail. But did you…

Another Obama Solar Company Burns Out, Massive Ponzi Scheme

Another Obama solar initiative bites the dust, but not until after stealing millions from individuals, companies and the US government. This solar project turned into the largest Ponzi scheme in Eastern California history. It was reported this week that the…

Dems’ War On Fracking Will Cost Them In Swing States

Most presidential campaigns feature a familiar refrain: Each candidate promises to create millions of new jobs. The 2020 primaries are unusual in that nearly all the Democratic candidates, including Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Michael Bloomberg are solemnly…

Obama-Era EPA Chief Heads Group That Spearheaded Coal-Killing Regs

Former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy joined an environmental group that was one of the chief lobbyists for former President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan. McCarthy announced her decision to lead the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC) Monday on…

Climate change, big oil & China: 10 energy and climate issues to watch in 2020 – Axios

From presidential politics to China to oil prices, here’s what I’m watching this year. The big picture: A few key decisive moments this year will help determine whether concerns over climate change — rising since my last two annual outlook…

​How the smartphone changed our cities and our lives in the last decade

Urban planner Brent Toderian recently tweeted: QUESTION: As we approach the end of not only the year, but the DECADE, what do you think is the most important change, trend or new thing that has changed our cities, for the…