The Disaffected Lib: A Growing Chorus Demanding an End to Denialism.

Climate change denial is immoral.  Who says?  A growing chorus of voices in the United States for starters. California governor Jerry Brown slammed radical Republican, Ted Cruz, for his denialism arguing it made him “absolutely unfit” for the office of president. “That man betokens such a level of ignorance and a direct falsification of scientific ...

The Disaffected Lib: Either Crazy or In League With the Dark Side

An Australian study has outed climate change deniers as falling within one of two categories – radical free marketeers or nutjobs. The paper, titled “NASA faked the moon landing – Therefore (Climate) Science is a Hoax: An Anatomy of the Motivated Rejection of Science”, was based on a survey of more than 1000 visitors to ...

The Disaffected Lib: Climate Skeptics Really Are the Tin Foil Hat Brigade

New research confirms the nutjob factor is alive and well among those who refuse to accept the reality of global warming. People who endorsed conspiracy theories such as “9/11 was an inside job” and “the moon landings were faked”, were also more likely to reject established scientific facts about climate change, such as “I believe ...

The Disaffected Lib: How to Fight Climate Change Deniers

Our problem coping with climate change skeptics could be solved, perhaps, by bringing them out in the open – the lot of them, all at once. Climate change science mainly goes in one direction.   Whether the discipline is geology, biology, botany, atmospherics, hydrology, glaciology, epidemiology, oceanography, chemistry, you name it, the research is mostly corroborative ...

The Disaffected Lib: Will Religious Fundamentalism Become the Last Bastion of Climate Change Denialism?

One by one, the doors are slowly closing shut on the climate change denialists.  They’ve had a good run.   They have perpetrated a highly-successful scam and have bought a great deal of time and profitability for the fossil fuelers but time was never on their side. Time has seen the steady influx of actual climate ...

The Disaffected Lib: Tornadoes Are Just God’s Whirligigs

How can a people be so damned quick to see what’s not there yet so unwilling to see what is?  Is it because they can’t figure out who to bomb, invade or besiege? The American people were more than willing to accept that Saddam had stockpiles of weapons of mass destruction even though teams of ...