Tagged: climate denial

We just had the hottest year on record – where does that leave climate denial? - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 26, 2016

Stephan Lewandowsky, University of Bristol At a news conference announcing that 2015 broke all previous heat records by a wide margin, one journalist started a question with “If this trend continues…” The response by the Director of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Gavin Schmidt, summed up the physics of climate change succinctly: “It’s not a question … Read More

Five things climate scientists actually disagree about - Guest Work

Guest Author Dec 10, 2015

John Shepherd, University of Southampton With the Paris climate conference taking place, we should be prepared for dissenters to pull out a few hoary old chestnuts to try to undermine the process. “Climate science isn’t settled” is a particular favourite, still repeated by various Republican presidential candidates as an excuse for inaction on global warming. Read More

An insider's story of the global attack on climate science - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 23, 2014

By Jim Salinger, University of Auckland A recent headline – Failed doubters trust leaves taxpayers six-figure loss – marked the end of a four-year epic saga of secretly-funded climate denial, harassment of scientists and tying-up of valuable government resources in New Zealand. It’s likely to be a familiar story to my scientist colleagues in Australia, the UK, USA … Read More