Just read this, and weep.
I can’t vouch for the data provided in the post–which comes from the leading anti-global warming blog, Watts Up With That–but it purports to show that anti-global warming literature is faring exceedingly well in Google News searches, and indeed, has now reached parity with “alarmist” (read “accurate”) information. Moreover, this trend is (allegedly) a reflection of the mainstream media’s declining influence and the growing clout of blogs, where climate skepticism is thriving.
“Democracy in it’s purest form,” writes the anti-AGW blogger Steven Goddard, extolling Google New’s broad dissemination of his point of view. “Hope and change we can all believe in.”
Allow me to correct Mr. Goddard: If what he says is right, it’s an unmitigated disaster for science and our society. But I would not be at all surprised to learn that his facts are, indeed, correct. And this, my friends, is another installment of why reason loses…..