Posted 5 June 2016

"When man first appeared on Earth he had no implements, no clothes, no farms, no mineral fuels, no machines and no electricity - his only tools were his brains, hands and muscles. Everything that enables humans to live comfortably in a world where nature is indifferent to our s...

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Posted 5 June 2016.

Throughout our western world, we hear complaints about children being misinformed about how and why the climate changes. Here's a solution, and for the week starting tomorrow, Kindle users can access it free of charge. Mother Owl's "Kids Guide to Climate Change".

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Posted 5 June 2016

In much of the debate about climate variation and its causes, we hear reference to the "scientific method". In this posting at Townhall by Paul Driessen, he explains how science has helped to make our Western countries healthy and prosperous.He writes: "The scientific method...

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Posted 4 June 2016

For those of us in the climate skeptic camp, our opponents range from the deluded, through wilfully ignorant, to downright dangerous propagandists out to pervert truth. On the extreme of the latter is Naomi Oreskes, whose campaign of misinformation has just been dissected in U....

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Posted 4 June 2016

"Often translated as ‘take nobody’s word for it’, this is the motto of the Royal Society. It nicely encapsulates the basic critical outlook expected of scientists; in effect, listen to others but come to your own conclusions. Scientists, by nature and training, should be both c...

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