Global Policies Can Trust Fake Science
January 30, 2019
Some matters are just too complicated to know with certainty. Here's another "whoops" moment in climate science.
Time to Ditch the Drake Equation
January 1, 2019
Frank Drake's equation for the probability of space aliens is chopped-up ignorance mushed into pseudo-scientific sausage.
Hard Science Has a Firm Grip on Unreality
September 21, 2018
Anybody who thinks the hard sciences give us confidence in the real world should read this.
Climate Science Has Huge Error Bars
March 29, 2018
If one of your major model inputs is off by up to 50%, what does that do to the precision of your predictions about degrees of temperature change a century from now?
Hidden Volcano Comes to Light
January 17, 2018
It was the largest volcanic eruption in history. It happened five years ago. Did you hear about it? Probably not. Here's why.
More Sources of Error in Climate Models
August 18, 2017
We continue examiningfindings that call into question the certainty of scientific consensus about global warming. Here are interesting papers from leading peer-reviewed science journals.
More Reasons to Doubt Consensus
June 17, 2017
Recent scientific papers cast doubt on the ability of researchers to understand systems as complex as climate.
Doubts About Climate Consensus
May 16, 2017
Several papers make it hard to believe that humans are to blame for climate change, or that scientists even know what is going on.
The Myth of Science Self-Correction
February 13, 2017
Sounds good in theory: scientists check each other with peer review, and knowledge advances. In reality, scientists are only human.
Major Scientific Revolutions Are Still Possible
November 24, 2015
Beware the myth of progress. There's more scientists don't know than what they know.
Awe, Shucks: Backwards Causation in Scientific Explanation
December 8, 2013
Is it the emotion of awe that creates belief in the supernatural, or is it the other way around?