Category Archives: Credulous journalism

Pretend scientists model pretend climate in a pretend land..

      … and by the time I’d fired up WordPress to blog about the fictional nature of climate science, the Telegraph was pretending that there was no such story. Fictional inputs, fictional result… and a compliant media. Plus … Continue reading

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Give £85 a month and save the nematode worm

I recently signed up to Google Alerts and in the space of less than 2 days, I have received 26 e-mails, mostly containing multiple ‘news’ items sympathetic to the CO2 consensus meme. The alarmists’ propaganda machine is admirably tireless… Al … Continue reading

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Unscientific American

At last! Alertnet brings us the news we’ve all been waiting for!                   My, that dried up river channel looks pretty bad, eh? Not to worry – this is how it looked … Continue reading

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Strawberry Fields Forever

Lovely Louise Gray is back in the Telegraph to tell us about Climate change resistant strawberries (the oceans are dying, the Maldives will disappear, all wildlife will become extinct, the seas will rise up to quench the burning landscape but … Continue reading

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Being cute could be bad for your health

First they brought you cute but deadly polar bears: confoundingly, their numbers increased in direct proportion to the number of stories telling us that they were all going to die. Then they brought you the cute but cuddly koala not-a-bear, … Continue reading

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An epitaph for the renewables industry

Geoffrey Lean – the Daily Telegraph’s venerable environmental correspondent – breathlessly (you wish!) brings us more exciting news from the renewable energy front. While attention has been focused on the Government’s overblown plans for expanding windpower (did Geoffrey really write … Continue reading

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It’s worse than we thought again

Is it just me or do these headlines seem rather familiar?*             Mass extinction has become the latest crise du jour for the greenies – and they may have a point considering the correlation between … Continue reading

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Do Panic!

The Daily Telegraph brings us news that thanks to downpours over the weekend, China’s drought has been alleviated and there are reasons for optimisim; The rains will add to farmers’ hopes that they will be able to plant mid-year rice … Continue reading

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Sorry. I appear to be turning into my grandfather

Don’t say I didn’t warn you, dear Reader. You all laughed when Time Traveller told you that Osama bin Laden was probably alive and kicking. Well now, here’s the proof. Look at the basket in the picture below. _______________________________________________________________ _______________________________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude – an update

Hot on the heels of yesterday’s post about Britain’s ridiculous new carbon (dioxide) reduction target comes this story from Channel 4 News. This is the gist: Steel giants Tata have announced they will be making 1,500 job cuts across plants … Continue reading

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