Tip from one of our commenters

Got this tip on a great science discussion site from one of our favorite commenters stefan.

In addition to many other sources, I think this site is interesting and informative.


Matt Briggs on the problem with junkscientists and their output

It is our theme, sort of–our beta noir, our obsession—why can’t scientists and intellectual issue investigators tend to the evidence and insist on good methods?

The essay by Mr. Briggs bounces off the published opinions of the Richard Horton, editor in chief of Lancet, one of the worst medical journals for politically tainted advocacy disguised as science. However, from the swamp, Horton is right that a lot of published research is unreliable. Lancet puts up way too much enviro/political/climate/warming related nonsense, for example and scary toxicology with weak methods just because they can and they have an agenda. They even recently got into antisemitism for some reason, taking sides on the Palestine/Israel question–how stylish.

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Risk Factors—An Idea Whose Time Has Come—and Gone

The risk factor paradigm of disease causation has been dominant in medical thought and research for many decades Continue reading

Green hyprocrisy

Monica Crowly does a fine job on the hypocrisy of leading greens like Tom Steyer. Continue reading

Carlin for sainthood

Alan Carlin was awarded a special recognition for good reason–he is a man of virtue and insight.

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Another great paul Driessen referral–Ron Arnold

Arnold teamed with Driessen to write a wonderful book titled Cracking Green. The chapter on financing of the Green Movement was stunning in its detail and listing of foundations and advocacy groups with big budgets and assets.

We at JS have listed them too, but the Driessen/Arnold list was longer and more maddening than ours.

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Driessen and Harris on the climate treaty shenanigans

I can’t add to this good commentary.

First Driessen then Harris on the realities rather than the deceptions.

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