Climate change skeptic and physicist Richard Muller co-founded the Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature project three years ago to debunk global warming fears, even getting a $150,000 grant from the conservative Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation for his work. Today, however, he writes in the New York Times: “Call me a converted skeptic… humans are almost entirely the cause.” ….
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-14768574 The editor of a science journal has resigned after admitting that a recent paper casting doubt on man-made climate change should not have been published. The paper, by US scientists Roy Spencer and William Braswell, claimed that computer models of climate inflated projections of temperature increase. It was seized on by “sceptic” bloggers, but […]
The Issue: GMO foods are not currently required to be identified on food labels. The Question: Should Washington residents support Initiative 522? History: On January 3, 2013, over 350,000 signatures were submitted to the Secretary of State to get an initiative placed on the ballot that would require the Washington State legislature to establish mandatory […]
Yesterday I again got a glossy flier in my mail box containing propaganda against I-522, Washington State’s initiative to require GMO food labeling. At the bottom of the flier, it says, “Top five contributors: Grocery Manufacturers Association, DuPont Pioneer, Dow AgroScience LLC, Monsanto Company, Bayer CropScience.” The flier contains an anti-I-522 quote by Ken Eikenberry. […]