Climate Change, Galileo, and Our Modern Inquisition
Scientists call for a criminal investigation to arbitrate a scientific dispute.
So hot right now: the Middle Ages in the climate change debate
The “medieval” insult exposes our politicians’ often ill-defined and contested ideas of progress.
Explainer: do 97% of scientists fear global warming?
How did they reach this figure without doing a poll?
Is climate change a threat to democracy?
Two recent proposals suggest that the Ivory Tower has lost faith in the wisdom of democracy.
3 reasons not to trust the new climate report
The latest report on climate change needs to be taken with a pinch of salt.
Scientists can get carried away by emotions -- especially when they are defending the consensus on climate change.
Further up the tree?
An international panel of experts is more certain than ever that humanity is causing global warming.
Could geoengineering save the planet?
And who is thinking about the ethics of a technological quick fix?
Which part of “totally transparent” don’t you understand?
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is cited as the world authority on climate change. But, amazingly, many of the authors of its definitive report are mere graduate students.