Category Archives: media

Sandy in Context

The following Op-Ed was published, after I received an invitation to write it on Halloween, in the Friday, November 2, 2012, edition of The New York Daily News.  I remember reading Alvin Toffler’s “Future Shock” in high school during the 1980s, … Continue reading

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Does Accuweather Issue Corrections?

Yesterday, I watched Accuweather’s weekly segment “Climate Extremes,” and a couple of the statements made were so inaccurate that I wanted to respond here. The presenters, Evan Myers and Accuweather’s resident climate-change expert Brett Anderson, walked viewers through the year’s … Continue reading

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Richard Muller has absolutely no idea what it is to be a climate skeptic

Richard Muller has no freaking idea what it is to be a climate skeptic. When you’re an actual climate skeptic the following things are true: Your career becomes less successful, rather than more The New York Times does not publish … Continue reading

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Worldwide Radio Interview Tonight

I’m looking forward to joining the hosts of Wise Guys of Weather at 8:10 p.m. EDT this evening to discuss weather, climate, and my book. Hosts Joe Bastardi, Joe D’Aleo, and Alan Lammey of weatherbell.com bring cold hard facts of … Continue reading

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They “Know” But They Don’t Know

Update (6/1/12): The poll results for the poll at the end of this post are in. Zero percent agreed that “science demands that witches be burned”; four percent agreed that “science does not demand that witches be burned”; zero percent … Continue reading

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‘Don’t Sell Your Coat’ on the Airwaves

I’ve done two interviews this week to support Don’t Sell Your Coat. The first was an hourlong radio interview. There were a few “interesting” calls from listeners, including one who asked about chem-trails. That said, I’m always grateful anyone’s listening, … Continue reading

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Letter in Wall Street Journal

The reasons that climatologist Michael Mann is as successful as he is are multiple: 1. He told the United Nations something that it was dying to hear (he offered certainty when all else saw uncertainty) 2. He has brought serious money … Continue reading

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Poll: Public Buying Climate Change Scare Again

A new poll by the Brookings Institute indicates that ignorance about climate science is skyrocketing. The Los Angeles Times words it slightly differently, but the idea is the same: The latest in an ongoing series of studies by the Brookings … Continue reading

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The Strange World of Andy Revkin on Twitter

If you wanted to dream up a bizarre representation of AGW alarmists’ view of themselves as prophets, you couldn’t come up with anything stranger than what Andy Revkin came up with on his own. In the image on his Twitter … Continue reading

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500-Year Storm of Scientific Illiteracy

A new paper in Nature Climate Change suggests that: 1. Hurricane Irene was an especially bad tropical system, and that its power was due to “climate change”; 2. what were once called “100-year floods” may now occur every “three to … Continue reading

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