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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…

Mike Steketee bucks the groupthink at The Australian with an article on why it is necessary to adapt to the coming global warming. Christopher Monckton responds with a Gish gallop of 24 points where he alleges Steketee got it wrong. Steketee’s response is devasting: again and again and again he shows that Monckton misrepresented what…

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…

Over at the Drum Stephan Lewandowsky notes the similarities between global warming skeptics and other conspiracy theorists: This attribute of conspiracy theorising also applies in full force to the actions of some climate “sceptics”: When leading climate scientists are repeatedly exonerated after the “climategate” pseudo-scandal, then to climate “sceptics” this simply means that the relevant…

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…

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 in one graph

Andrew Bolt claims: In fact, the seas have not risen for nearly four years