Science and Pseudo-Science

Coronavirus Fact-Check #10: Why “new cases” are plummeting.

OffGuardian | February 26, 2021 The scary red numbers are all going down. Check any newspaper or covid tracking website you want. Cases. Deaths. Hospitalisations. They’re all going down, sharply, and have been for weeks, especially in the US and UK. So, why would that be? Pundits across the media world have made suggestions – from […]

The risks of communicating extreme climate forecasts

COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY | RESEARCH NEWS | FEBRUARY 24, 2021 For decades, climate change researchers and activists have used dramatic forecasts to attempt to influence public perception of the problem and as a call to action on climate change. These forecasts have frequently been for events that might be called “apocalyptic,” because […]

Forbes Blames Global Warming for Record Cold – Science Disagrees

By James Taylor | ClimateRealism | February 17, 2021 In a major victory for Newspeak, the propaganda language in George Orwell’s novel “1984,” published an article yesterday blaming global warming for the record cold pummeling much of the nation. Google News, moreover, promoted the Forbes article by placing it at the top of search results […]

Teacher: I Won’t Force Kids To Wear Masks & I Won’t Wear One Either

By Richie Allen | February 24, 2021 The Telegraph newspaper, to its credit, has published an opinion piece by a secondary school teacher who is based in Essex. The teacher believes that forcing kids to wear masks in the classroom is “Dystopian and abhorrent.” The teacher has been reading “The Handmaid’s Tale with Year 11’s […]

Hazardous Mask Wearing

By Stephen Lendman | February 24, 2021 Masks don’t protect and risk harm to health from long term use. They’re porous to permit breathing. If not, masks would hermetically seal wearers and suffocate them. Peer-reviewed studies of mask-wearing showed no relationship between their use in public and protection from seasonal flu-renamed covid. Earlier I quoted […]

No, NY Times, Climate Change Does Not Threaten Power Grids

By H. Sterling Burnett | ClimateRealism | February 19, 2021 The New York Times published a February 16 article claiming climate change is making America’s power grid more vulnerable due to an increase in extreme weather events. However, objective data from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration […]

Trend in Global Fires

By Zoe Phin | February 17, 2021 Climate alarmists claim that an increase in man-made greenhouse gas emission will cause more fires. For example … Human-induced climate change promotes the conditions on which wildfires depend, increasing their likelihood … — ScienceDaily Funk … says there is very well documented scientific evidence that climate change has been increasing the […]