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Andrew Bolt can get fooled again

Andrew Bolt is desperate to prove that the floods in Queensland had nothing to do with global warming, even though the science suggests that warming will make floods worse. So has fully embraced an argument advanced by hauntingthelibrary: If warming caused these floods, why didn’t warmists predict them? Two years ago Queensland’s warmist Office of…

Do you think Bolt will mention this?

Andrew Bolt thirteen months ago: Note down the prediction: David Jones, the head of climate analysis at the Bureau of Meteorology, said yesterday that claims by sceptics the planet was cooling were wrong… Dr Jones said an El Nino event in the Pacific Ocean – linked to hotter, drier conditions in Australia – would have…

Andrew Bolt vs percentages

Andrew Bolt may have the worst case of confirmation bias ever seen. To Bolt, whether something is true or not has nothing to do with its accuracy and everything to do with whether it suits him or not. Here in its entirety, If the evidence were so strong, there’d be no need for such untruths…

Andrew Bolt endorses Lancet study

Andrew Bolt accepts the results of a study published in The Lancet that used random sampling to estimate deaths and came up with a figure of 200,000 per year, about ten times the number you get from a direct count. Actually, there are two studies that fit my description, one on deaths from malaria in…

Oxburgh refuted

Andrew Bolt comes up a killer argument to refute the findings of Oxburgh’s committee: Oxburgh’s “choice of transport to the press conference”. You see, Oxburgh drove there in an enormous SUV, so obviously he doesn’t really believe that the CRU scientists’ work is sound, else he would have come on a bicycle or something. Oh…

Andrew Bolt takes back “nice words”

Andrew Bolt responded to my debate with Monckton by defaming me, calling me “vituperative, deceptive, a cherrypicker, an ideologue, a misrepresenter and a Manichean conspiracist only too keen to smear a sceptic as a crook who lies for Exxon’s dollars”. You’ll be glad to hear that Bolt now says I take back my nice words…

Clive Hamilton on the War on Science

Clive Hamilton has written a five part series on the attacks on climate science in Australia: Bullying, lies and the rise of right-wing climate denial. I already mentioned this one Who is orchestrating the cyber-bullying?. Andrew Bolt gets a special mention for his hate mongering. Think tanks, oil money and black ops. The think tanks…

Shorter Andrew Bolt

Andrew Bolt, Media Watch is overheating in its climate jihad: All sentences that contain the word “disaster” mean the same thing. ‘Shorter’ concept created by Daniel Davies and perfected by Elton Beard. We are aware of all Internet traditions.â„¢ Acknowledgement copied from Sadly, No!. Update: The Australian runs with the Bolt line. Just how stupid…

Bolt speechless

Andrew Bolt has written a post where he pretends that comments made by Andrew Lacis about the first order draft of the summary of chapter 9 of AR4 WG1 are actually aboout the published report. Andrew Revkin asked Lacis what he thought about the published report: “The revised chapter was much improved,” he said. “That’s…