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The creation of Mann's latest book, with cartoonist Tom Toles!
A discussion of Hurricane Matthew, climate change, science denial, and more.... on the latest Ikonokast Podcast.
Is 2016 really killing more celebrities than other years did?
Before we address this question, let us recognize that years do not really kill people. That’s just a poetic way of putting it, in common us
A Question For Next Debate: How Will the US Catch Up With the Clean Powe...
The US is already behind in its agreed to commitment to clean power A study just out in Nature climate Change suggests that the US is alread
Republican National Convention: Info, Live Blog, Open Thread
I have no idea if this will be of interest to this community of science oriented and smart readers, but a group called The Republicans is ha
How Did Climate Change Cause The Great More’Easter of 2016?
Storms like last weekend’s blizzard and widespread snowfall can happen, in theory, any winter, but large snowfall storms in the US Northeast
WHO tells us about red meat and processed meat cancer risk?
See what I did there? As you know, the UN WHO International Agency for Research on Cancer has listed Red Meat as Group 2A (probably carcinog
Climate Change is Real, and Important, David Siegel
A week or so ago, I got a couple of emails and tweets about a blog post on Medium.com, an internet thing of which I had never heard. Apparen
2016 US Presidential Election: Trump/Carson/Somebody vs. Clinton (polls)
The current polling as shown on the Huffpo Pollster, using only “likely voters” and “non partisan polls” shows that Trump and Carson are nec
Center For Inquiry Gets AP To Change Style Manual. But They Got It Wrong
By “they” I mean AP. But, really, CFI kinda messed this up too. Put this one on your list of examples of effective activism that backfired.