More AGW Canards: Drought in Texas and Oklahoma

During 2011, Texas and Oklahoma experienced a significant drought -- something not unusual in these regions.  But like clockwork, the climate hysteria started to appear in the scientific literature and mainstream media.  Seth Borenstein from the Associated Press covered the issue.  Borenstein's article featured a discussion regarding the findings of a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) by James Hansen and colleagues. In the Acknowledgments section of Hansen's PNAS paper, we find the following statement: We thank Tom Karl, Andrew Weaver, and an anonymous editor for helpful reviews that significantly improved the paper. Borenstein's article includes the following quotation: The science in Hansen's study is excellent 'and reframes the question,' said Andrew Weaver, a climate scientist at the University of Victoria. Responsible objective journalism should require Borenstein to inform his readers that Weaver...(Read Full Post)