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Roy Spencer spreads the DDT hoax

In Tech Central Station (where else?) global warming skeptic Roy Spencer spreads the DDT hoax: The whole DDT issue is a good example of stupid environmental policy. Insiders say the de facto ban on DDT was the result of politics, not of overriding human health and environmental concerns. Threats of trade bans on countries that…

Tech Central Station hits new low

Long time readers will be aware of what I think of the appalling quality of the writing about science in Tech Central Station. (Examples: Statistics, Fumento, epidemiology physics, economics, more statistics, and more epidemiology. ) Well, they’ve destroyed any remaining credibility they might have had with an article arguing for Intelligent Design Creationism. And it’s…

For years now global warming skeptics have been using satellite measurements to argue that global warming isn’t happening, For example (from 1998): Surface-based temperature records are too few in number and too unevenly spaced to generate accurate global temperature maps. Only 30 percent of the world’s surface is land, so land-based temperature stations measure less…