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Lorne Gunter – again (and again)

The headline and deck from Lorne Gunter’s op-ed piece in Sunday’s Edmonton Journal say it all. Climate alarmists feeling more heat But discredited data-fudgers have too much at stake to give up now Once again, columnist Lorne Gunter, Canada’s answer … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a lie: How Marc Morano and Lorne Gunter spun Mojib Latif’s remarks out of control

The blogosphere has been atwitter over the latest supposed defection of a climate scientist to the dark side. Once again, the contrarians have been egged on by a well-timed fabrication from Marc Morano of  Climate Depot, the anti-science propaganda arm … Continue reading

Fact checking, National Post style: Lorne Gunter on global cooling (part 2)

When we last left LG, he’d managed to cram four or five howlers into the first paragraph of his latest National Post screed. Fearing the onset of RSI, I decided to take a break. But let’s resume … Indeed, the … Continue reading

Fact checking, National Post style: Lorne Gunter on global cooling (part 1)

In the wake of the kerfuffle concerning George Will’s column on sea ice in the Washington Post, Lorne Gunter has upped the ante in the Canadian daily newspaper National Post with a particularly error-ridden and nonsensical column on a favourite … Continue reading

Anatomy of a lie, part 2: Gunter to IBD to Will

Yesterday I documented the sorry sequence of events resulting in  widespread distortion of Kiel University professor Mojib Latif’s remarks at the recent World Climate Conference. There I focused on a column by Lorne Gunter in the Calgary Herald (newspaper of … Continue reading

Terence Corcoran whopper: Mann’s hockey stick “eliminated some of the data from 1960 forward … and then spliced on actual temperature data”

Terence Corcoran may well have just unleashed the National Post’s biggest whopper yet about climate science – and that’s saying something. Corcoran’s commentary on the recent Russell “climategate” email review lays one error-laden defamation on top of another, as he … Continue reading

National Post’s Lawrence Solomon touts global cooling, part 2: Meandering towards Maunder

Few columnists writing about climate science are as brazen in their open contempt for the truth as Lawrence Solomon, as I showed in my analysis of  Solomon’s recent musings about Arctic sea ice. But the second half of that article, … Continue reading

National Post’s Lawrence Solomon touts global cooling, part 1: Hiding the decline in Arctic sea ice

As Canada’s newspaper of record for climate science disinformation, the National Post is home to many climate “skeptic” voices, all drawing on the same standard (and repeatedly debunked) memes, but each with his own distinct style. I’ve often examined the … Continue reading

Round and round we go with Lindzen, Motl and Jones

[Update, March 3: Lindzen’s original 2008 chart showed the HadCRU surface record, not the UAH satellite record. The piece has been corrected accordingly. ] As I predicted two weeks ago, there has been a media and blog frenzy over the … Continue reading

Mojib Latif slams Daily Mail

In comments, several readers suggested that I examine a recent report from the U.K. newspaper the Daily Mail that attempts to tie the research of modeller and IPCC author Mojib Latif to the current cold spell in Europe.  Now that … Continue reading