The best thing I’ve read today. And I’ve read a lot.
The phony breakthrough vs deployment debate : Class M
David Roberts is, as usual, bang on in his latest Grist column, lamenting the pointlessness of the debate between those who insist we need more research and development before tackling climate change,…
The usual suspects are here, of course, but the inclusion of the influence of postmodernism, its rejection of objective reality and all the epistemological consequences that come with it, is perhaps the most valuable contribution. UPDATE: Video of Otto’s talk on publication of the book added after the jump! [more]
How old do you have to be before it’s acceptable for your high-school teacher to expose you to propaganda?
Last week I had the honor of taking part in a video chat with a class of eighth graders at a private school in Atlanta. I got involved through a… [more]
Climatologist Michael Mann is fed up. Actually, he’s been fed up a long time, given that he’s been the subject of mean-spirited investigations and slander for years now. We probably need more of this kind of rebuttal:
These are just lies, regurgitatio… [more]