Nic Lewis took just days to debunk some of the fundamental assumptions of a landmark study on ocean-rise that created alarming headlines around the world when the journal, Nature, published it in October 2018. It took nearly a year from when Nature learned of the statistical errors, until they formally retracted the Resplandy et al. paper on ocean heat uptake this week. Does the prestigious scientific journal’s peer-review process hold inherent bias?
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and other Democrat leaders nationwide announce that students can skip classes Friday (9/20/201) to join the global climate strike aimed at protesting man-made climate breakdown. Is this just a craven political move, at the expense of taxpayers and of student learning, or a great way to give young people an active role in the crucial work to save the planet?