Climate Change

Climate Change, Galileo, and the New Inquisition

Four centuries ago Galileo was condemned by the Papacy for promoting the theory of a heliocentric universe, because the science was in conflict with Biblical beliefs. Recently, Australian prelate Cardinal George Pell rang the changes on the belief versus science theme in a lecture delivered at the 2011 Global Warming Policy Annual Forum, Westminster Cathedral [...]

Remember those ‘melting Himalayan glaciers’? Well…

Now this is embarrassing: Two years ago, the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report claiming -- among other things -- that the glaciers of the Himalayas would melt by 2035. Unfortunately, it appears that the researchers didn't do a lot of actual, you know, research. In the past few days the [...]

John Mackey is at it again

It's almost as if WholeFood's CEO John Mackey enjoys ticking off a large percentage of his customers. He was recently profiled in The New Yorker and said plainly that there was no consensus that climate change is mostly man-made: ...One of the books on the list was "Heaven and Earth: Global Warming--the Missing Science," a [...]