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Eight pseudoscientific climate claims debunked by real scientists

Most people who deny that human activity is warming the planet just dismiss a massive body of scientific evidence as a big hoax. But there’s a more sophisticated set of climate “skeptics” who make arguments that, at least to the lay ear, sound……

We can fight anti-choicers and fight scientific misinformation….together

Ladies and gentlemen, we have a problem. I wrote about this problem at RH Reality Check, but in the days since it’s only gotten worse. (By the way, Katha Pollitt and I communicated about my linking of her article, and we see eye-to-eye on this—she, as I suspected, was under…

I wish this was over, but it’s not

Very good news from the world of medicine—The Lancet has completely retracted the article they published in 1998 by Andrew Wakefield that links autism to vaccines. As Phil Plait notes, the link between vaccines and autism has been discredited for a long time, but this is basically the end of…

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