How fast is the planet warming? Two new not-yet-peer reviewed studies were published online earlier this week that suggest somewhat different answers. The first is from the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project run by physicist Richard Muller and the second from Watts Up With That proprietor Anthony Watts and colleagues. Muller's report has been hailed as a "bombshell" against warming skeptics and the Watt study has crushed the exaggerations of warming proponents. Reason Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey follows the civil conversation that new climatological findings always provokes.
The mainstream media are channeling Dr. Zaius, the elitist orangutan from Planet of the Apes, who hid dark secrets out of misguided paternalism.
The New York Times Wonders Aloud If Tulsi Gabbard's Anti-War, Anti-Establishment Message Makes Her a Stooge for Nazis and Russian Bots
The article ignores Gabbard's arguments for a less interventionist foreign policy, preferring to speculate about foreigners and fascists.
Trust in the media is at historic lows.
Tulsi Gabbard Called Out Mainstream Media, Both Parties, Democratic Candidates for Supporting Disastrous Regime Change in the Middle East
"As president I will end these regime change wars."
James called Trump a "bum," but he won't utter a single bad word about China's authoritarianism.