Tagged: climate change denial

Who is committing fraud here? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Apr 16, 2012

Richard Treadgold, whose blog Climate Conversations appears to be the sole active NZ blog devoted entirely to climate change denial, is rehashing an old argument (See Well, where’s your evidence, Renowden?). He claims: “Global warming has not happened for about … Continue reading → … Read More

’Good faith’ science — and its enemies - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 12, 2012

Book review: The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines by Michael E. Mann Price: US$18.22; Kindle US$9.99; NZ$33.34 Hardcover: 384 pages Publisher: Columbia University Press (March 6, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 023115254X ISBN-13: 978-0231152549 Most … Continue reading → … Read More

Shy climate denier in ’science team’ reveals himself. - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Mar 06, 2012

More information related to local climate change denier attacks on NIWA scientists is starting to appear. The NZCSC (NZ Climate Science Coalition – a local denier group) has listed sworn affidavits supporting their arguments to the NZ High Court requesting … Continue reading → … Read More

Heartland’s climategate — and Mann’s book - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Feb 17, 2012

The blogosphere has been humming over the last few days with revelations contained in document leaked from the US Heartland Institute. Documents outlining strategy for the promotion of climate denial – both through the media and through educations programmes. Have … Continue reading → … Read More

’What, me worry?’ — distorting climate change data - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Feb 06, 2012

Peter Gleick has a simple useful article in Forbes illustrating various ways that climate change deniers/contrariness cherry pick data to support claims that global warming is not occurring (see “Global Warming Has Stopped”? How to Fool People Using “Cherry-Picked” Climate … Continue reading → … Read More

Big money behind local climate change deniers? - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 16, 2011

Last week I commented on the climate change denial machine in New Zealand. A few days later the NZ Herald published some relevant information – the sources and amounts of money going to local political parties from major donors (see … Continue reading → … Read More

The climate change denial machine - Open Parachute

Ken Perrott Oct 10, 2011

Here’s an interesting diagram I found at Climate Progress (see Organized Climate Change Denial “Played a Crucial Role in Blocking Domestic Legislation,” Top Scholars Conclude). It’s taken from the book  chapter, “Organized Climate Change Denial,” by Riley E. Dunlap and Aaron M. … Continue reading → … Read More

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