DeSmogBlog: The Daily Show Notes Irony of Koch-Funded Study Affirming Global Warming is Real

Last night's entire first segment of The Daily Show focused on the recent study funded by the Koch Brothers that confirmed (again) that climate change is indeed a reality – an ironic twist given the Kochtopus' track record of fueling the climate change denial echo chamber with upwards of $55 million. As described in an earlier piece on DeSmogBlog, "The [Berkeley ...

DeSmogBlog: Urban Heat Island – Favorite Skeptic Myth Debunked Again, This Time By Koch-Funded Science

berkeleyearth.jpeg Climate skeptics are once again proven wrong, and this time even Koch money can't skew the facts.   Have you heard the one from climate deniers that the “Urban Heat Island” effect has ruined all the weather stations and made the data they collect completely useless? The deniers claim any warming trend seen from ...

Science mag editor resigns after publishing faulty climate change denier paper

Disgraced Mr. Spencer Editor-in-Chief of the science journal Remote Sensing has resigned after discovering that the magazine had published an paper by climate change denier Roy Spencer that contained an ‘egregious blunder’ in the ‘fundamentally flawed’ paper. It bears repeating, however, that Spencer committed one of the most egregious blunders in the history of remote ...

BigCityLib Strikes Back: Editor Steps Down For Publishing Denialist Paper

Peer-reviewed journals are a pillar of modern science. Their aim is to achieve highest scientific standards by carrying out a rigorous peer review that is, as a minimum requirement, supposed to be able to identify fundamental methodological errors or false claims. Unfortunately, as many climate researchers and engaged observers of the climate change debate pointed ...

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: In The Dog Days of Summer, CFACT Still Barks The Same Tune

211119_90787162851_5857348_n.jpg   Collegians for a Constructive Tomorrow, or CFACT Campus, the student wing of Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow, wrapped up its student climate and energy conference, the Truth 2 Power Conference. The Cable, Wisconsin conference was a direct response to the “dangerous agenda” of PowerShift2011. Apparently, finding solutions to effectively fight climate change and ensure a clean ...

DeSmogBlog - Clearing the PR Pollution that Clouds Climate Science: Denial-a-Palooza: Where Are All the Scientists That Deniers Love To Talk About?

all-alone-conference-funny.jpg Wake up and smell the fossil fuel funding. That’s right, it’s that time of year again: the Heartland Institute is hosting its Sixth (annual?*) International Conference on Climate Change over the next two days in Washington D.C. DeSmogBlog already revealed some of the oily sponsors behind the event. Now it’s time to take a look ...