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Posts by Hank Campbell

Conservatives’ Understanding Of Climate Science Is More In Line With Climate Scientists Than Liberals’

Americans are inherently skeptical, and American adults lead the world in science literacy, so those two things combine to show up in debates about climate change and other sciences.  When you are literate and skeptical it is easy to know just enough to be wrong, when it comes to climate or nuclear energy, vaccines, and agriculture. The difference between the first one and the latter three...

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Demonic: A Black Ops Team Working For The Pope And Scientists Studying Demons Using VR? Just Take My Money

If your checklist for quality cinema contains:(1) The Pope having his own black ops team that hunts demons and(2) Scientists who study demonic possession and(3) VR that becomes Ryou are in luck, because the trailer for "Demonic," directed by Neill Blomkamp, just dropped.So that girl from "Perfect" is all grown up and has a mom who went on a homicidal rampage and for no reason that really matter,...

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Silent Spring Institute Claims Hundreds Of Chemicals Increase Breast Cancer ‘ Risk’

A study by the Silent Spring Institute(1), with funding from the politically sympathetic National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences during the days of organic industry keynote speaker and Ramazzini Institute member Linda Birnbaum, claims that hundreds of chemicals are endocrine disruptors.read...

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If Higher Tides Really Threaten Bay Area Roads, Stop Dumping Fresh Water Into The Bay During A Drought

San Francisco is worried that highway 37 may be in danger of flooding. They invoke environmental justice, of course, but it's really about rich people going to their second homes in Napa's wine country on weekends. Rich people need peasants toiling to feel elite and without roads they can't get there.Yet if San Francisco journalists and editors are concerned about rising water, why are they...

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Preprint Endorsing Ivermectin As COVID-19 Therapy Has So Many Flaws It May Be Fraudulent

Ivermectin, effective against pests like worms and headlice, has been promoted by some as a COVID-19 therapy after a preprint showing its effectiveness was published in November on the Research Square website.We were certainly not immune to the public relations full-court press. Until last month a week didn't go by when someone was demanding the regulatory equivalent of 'teach the controversy' no...

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