This is a response to “Who Controls the Platform?“—a multi-part Quillette series authored by social-media insiders. Submissions related to this series may be directed to [email protected] Many conservatives believe that social media companies are...
Michael BrownTwitter is biased as it censors conservatives who (checks notes)....
"affiliation with organizations that use/promote violence against civilians"
"abusive behavior and inciting violence"
The Paladin Group, which was awarded $423 million in government contracts, has ditched the beach shack on Kangaroo Island as its Australian head office.
Michael BrownAnd you may find yourself living in a shotgun shack
And you may find yourself in another part of the world
And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a gulag archipelago
And you may ask yourself, "Well... how did I get here?"
Energy minister Angus Taylor said Australians should "talk up" the nation's record on climate change rather than talking it down.
Michael Brown"The chief executive of @BOM_au has linked Australia's increasing fire risk to #ClimateChange as the fire risk in Queensland is set to intensify next week with more than 100 blazes still burning across the state." @OBenPotter via @FinancialReview
The recent claim that we might enter a mini ice age in 15 years is not only bad science, but it represents a failure of communication by both scientists and journalists.
Michael BrownI did not say the Maunder Minimum could be caused by volcanos. The accurate quote and source is:
"But that mini ice age began before the Maunder minimum and may have had multiple causes, including volcanism." #climate
Nasa fears that temperatures are about to plunge to grim lows which will leave the whole of humanity shivering and miserable.
Michael BrownThis @MetroUK article by @jasperhamill could accidentally give the wrong impression about #climate.
The temperature of the thermosphere (80-600 km up) can behave very very differently to surface temperature.
Producer/Director Jason Schmitt highlights the current climate of scholarship in this anticipated documentary production focusing on the business of research and scholarship. Traveling the world to document the current scholarship climate, Schmitt...
Michael BrownAbout to partake in a panel discussing #OpenAccess after a showing of "Paywall: The Business of Scholarship."
Dana Nuccitelli: Climate contrarians appear to be running damage control in the media before the next IPCC report is published
Michael Brown@washingtonpost In 2013 @dana1981 wrote about the 5 stages of #climatechange denial.
Stage 1: Deny the Problem Exists
Stage 2: Deny We're the Cause
Stage 3: Deny It's a Problem
Stage 4: Deny We can Solve It
Stage 5: It's too Late
Look where the Trump Administration is.
The Trump administration is requiring that some research funding requests undergo additional review by the high school football teammate of Ryan Zinke
Michael Brown“Howke, one of Zinke’s high-school football teammates, oversees this review. Howke’s highest degree is a bachelor’s in business administration. Until Zinke appointed him... Howke had spent his entire career working in credit unions.” #climate #science
Women whose results were deliberately marked down say it reflects a wider societal issue
Michael Brown“...the university’s authorities had put another barrier in her way. She is one of an unknown number of young women whose test scores the school deliberately marked down to prevent them entering a career in medicine and ensure more men became doctors.”
Finding comes day after researcher loses leadership post
Michael Brown“Arizona State University in Tempe concluded this week that high-profile astrophysicist and atheist Lawrence Krauss violated the university’s sexual harassment policy by grabbing a woman’s breast at a conference in Australia late in 2016” #astroSH