Tag Archive for denialist

A paper linking conspiracy ideas to climate change denialism has been retracted

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We’ve posted several stories on the work of S. Lewandowsky. He makes climate change deniers and conspiracy theorists rather angry; angry enough to call him names and file complaints about the papers. A rundown of the rather complicated history of his disputed papers about climate change deniers can be found here. Journal pulls paper due…

Extrapolating a really stupid poll about reptilian conspiracy

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Well, the good news is that close to the same amount of people think Paul McCartney died and was secretly replaced in the Beatles in 1966, as believe in shape-shifting reptilian people controlling our world. That is JUST slightly less than moon landing denialists. Not bad, I’d say. We might just write off 4-7% of the population as delusional…

Conspiracists of a feather flock together

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This study is controversial and not without its problems, topmost being it was self-selected and not randomized but it does reveal some characteristics scientists should ponder. Why people reject science (Science Alert) Researchers from The University of Western Australia have examined what motivates people who are greatly involved in the climate debate to reject scientific…

Inhofe admits — global warming argument all about money, not science

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Inhofe’s Stunning Admission To Maddow on Global Warming: ‘I Thought It Must Be True Until I Found Out What It Cost” | ThinkProgress. In a stunningly blatant display of true motivation being revealed, view the antiscience, global warming denier Sen. James Inhofe admit that it’s all about money… Did you see the big smack down…

Bachmann is backwards on evolution

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Bachmann suggests intelligent design is a ‘scientific fact’ | The Raw Story. Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann says schools should teach children about evolution and intelligent design because “the best thing to do is to allow all scientific facts on the table.” During a question-and-answer session at the University of Northern Iowa Wednesday, Bachmann was…