The Astonishing Denialism of Climate Believers

I recently had yet another…interesting, shall we say, lesson in the value of talking to people with whom you disagree. Now, Tasmania is a funny place, where hippy-greenie enclaves live cheek-by-jowl with deeply conservative farming and logging communities. I have friends on both sides of this cultural divide. It just so happened that last week …

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Cassini: How Environmentalists Tried to Stop Progress

One of the most famous images from Cassini. Had the environmental lobby got their way, we'd never have seen it. In his memoirs, Failure is not an option, NASA’s Gene Kranz recalls being sent back to college in the summer of ‘68. While he was busy studying in the library, students regularly noisily protested on …

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