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Wikipedia bites Oreskes in the a**

Naomi Oreskes has an interesting and troubled relationship to the D word (climate change denial). She is known to have claimed that anyone who doesn’t believe “renewable sources can’t meet our energy needs” is...

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#MeToo feminist war, using fake logic

Is it possible to make a case for #MeToo using rational and reasonable arguments? Probably, depending on which flavor of #MeToo is on offer. But sometimes, what seems rational and reasonable is anything but,...

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Google is macho

  When Google fired James Damore, they were acting like that macho guy who thinks he has been insulted and chooses to pick a fight. (“What did you just say? Ideological echo chamber?”) They...

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No need for scientific literacy

It’s interesting how those who claim to represent “science” about climate change often lack basic scientific literacy. Al Gore’s infamous statement that the temperature inside the earth is several million degrees instead of just...

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What is an emission target?

An emission target or emission reduction target is a promise by politicians that they don’t have to keep. Not just any promise, of course; it’s a promise about how much CO2 will be emitted...