A recent article which has set forth new interpretations of Earth’s recent climate history has included some questions of authentic scientific inquiry, particularly related to the impact of ocean oscillations on atmospheric temperatures. In fact,...
Michael Brown@JohnMashey@theresphysics@ewinsberg Which temperature history does Zharkova et al. use extensively? They use the heavily criticised data and conclusions of Akasofu, which were published by alleged predatory publisher SCIRP.
A critique of a related Akasofu paper can be found at
High-vis cyclists: when it comes to bike safety is brighter really better, or have we been sold the great fluoro fallacy?
Michael BrownIn Copenhagen 41 per cent of people cycle to work or school yet, at 1.5 deaths per 100 million kilometres, Denmark's cycling fatality rate is well below that of countries where fewer people ride, such as the UK and US.
A scholar's efforts to learn how textbooks in New Jersey were portraying the Holocaust leads her to testify against a history teacher who taught his students to question if the Holocaust took place.
Michael Brown"I never imagined that my work would lead me to serve as a witness against a history teacher who encouraged his students to question whether the Holocaust had ever taken place at all."
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson says humans are not behind the causes of climate change which she believes has been happening since dinosaurs were around.
Michael BrownAn interesting hypothesis. If climate change killed the dinosaurs, and it was caused by a giant asteroid, then surely recent climate change was also caused by a giant asteroid.
For some reason, we just haven't noticed the giant asteroid.
We are living in an era of science denial. An era when well-established facts are disputed, fake experts are interviewed by the media and blog posts trump science papers. It’s an era of vaccine denial…