Polar Bears and Sea Ice – Science vs Fiction

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A new scientific study published a few days ago within a reputable peer-reviewed journal by some leading Climate Science scientists has generated rather a lot of heat within the climate denial community. Entitled “Internet Blogs, Polar Bears, and Climate-Change Denial by Proxy” and published within BioScience, it examines the reporting of Arctic Sea Ice and … Read morePolar Bears and Sea Ice – Science vs Fiction

What makes beliefs that are not true credible?

It is rather popular to promote belief by making an appeal along one of the following lines … Famous person X believes, or has just converted, or simply said something nice about the belief. Lots of people believe this or lots of people are converting and now believe this Individual offers a story about how … Read moreWhat makes beliefs that are not true credible?

Stoning of Girl: Is it Really true?

Over a year ago I wrote a posting about a claim that a girl had been stoned to death in Syria for the crime of posting to Facebook. At that time I pointed out a few things … The original source was not credible: “It appears to originally come from the Iranian FARS News Agency” … … Read moreStoning of Girl: Is it Really true?