Skeptical activism

Educator battles Mayan doomsday myth with science

North Jersey educator battles Mayan doomsday myth with science – NorthJersey.com. North Jersey tweens and teens are watching the calendar and counting down with concern. Armed with a little information about the Mayan calendar and doomsday speculation, they worry that on Dec. 21, 2012, something catastrophic will happen and the world will end.

Skeptical Science Wins Award for Demolishing (Climate) Denier Myths

Skeptical Science Wins Award for Demolishing Denier Myths | ThinkProgress. John Cook, founder of the blog Skeptical Science, has won the New South Wales Government Eureka Prize for Advancement of Climate Change Knowledge.  It is “awarded to an Australian individual, group or organisation for communication that motivates action to reduce the impacts of climate change.”