Fakethrough! GMOs and the Capitulation of Science Journalism

January 28, 2014   ·   0 Comments


By Jonathan Latham: The science media has somehow escaped serious attention. This is unfortunate because no country in the world has a healthy science media...


Climb Every Mountain with your Off-Piste Audi quattro

By Robert Waterhouse: It was published a couple of days before Michael Schumacher’s traumatic skiing accident in the French Alps...


NY Times’ Joe Nocera Overlooks Key Flaws in EDF Fracking Climate Change Study

By Steve Horn: Yesterday, New York Times' columnist Joe Nocera weighed in on the study by Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and University of Texas-Austin (UT-Austin) on the climate change impacts of hydraulic fracturing ("fracking").


Public Editor Slams NY Times Tesla Story, After Overcoming ‘Confirmation Bias’

By Joe Romm: The verdict would appear to be in on the great road rage (range rage?) feud of 2013. Elon Musk, the CEO of electric vehicle ...

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James Hansen Slams Joe Nocera For Failure To ‘Understand Basic Economics’ And Selective Quotation

By Joe Romm: You might think an A-list business reporter for the NY Times would know basic economics. But not in the case of Joe Nocera.

President Obama Keystone XL Pipeline

Are Dumb Foreign Policies Holding Us Back On Addressing Climate Change?

By Megan Iorio: During his second inaugural address, President Obama promised to move the US forward on addressing climate change. So you’d think that rejecting the ...


A Most Peculiar Test Drive

By Elon Musk: You may have heard recently about an article written by John Broder from The New York Times that makes numerous claims about the performance of ...

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Concern Remains as NY Times Downplays Significance of Environment Desk Closure

By Harry Stevens: The New York Times is closing its environment desk in coming weeks, assigning its seven reporters and two editors to other departments and eliminating the ...

Mississippi River

NYT Leaves Readers High and Dry on Causes of Mississippi Drought

By Jim Naureckas: Another example of a major news outlet reporting the effects of climate change without mentioning climate change–this time the New York Times.

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The Heat is on as the New York Times Closes its Environment Desk

By Kate Sheppard: The paper risks much by folding its environment desk – just at the moment when climate change has never been more pressing.

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