China Cracks Down On Fake Science

Energy | Andrew Follett
Reading sleeping scientist with glass flask (Shutterstock/Chris Tefme)

‘It is not just the problem of the author, it is a societal problem’

Harvard Hospital Owes Feds $10 Million For Research Fraud

Energy | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

Fake research grants

Harvard Instructor: Science March Was 'Eerily Religious'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

‘Uncomfortable dronelike fealty’

40 Scientific Journals Hire Fictional Scientist Named 'Fraud'

Energy | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

Of the 48 journals examined, 40 of them took the bait

Washington Post: You Can Enjoy A Warm Winter And Still Be Good Enviro

Energy | Andrew Follett
WASHINGTON DC - FEB 23, 2017: Ice skaters dressed for spring skate under 74 degree (F) sun in unseasonably warm winter weather at National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink on the National Mall (Shutterstock/bakdc)

‘Consider … researching ways to reduce your carbon footprint’

Congress Slashes Funding For NASA's Global Warming Research

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

NASA ‘needs every dollar they can muster for space exploration’

Astronaut Brains Change Shape During Spaceflight

Energy | Andrew Follett
Astronaut on space mission with sun and earth on the background. Elements of this image furnished by NASA. (Shutterstock.com/Bakhur Nick)

‘Large regions of gray matter volume decreases’

Physicist: Academia Shouldn't 'Tell Society How To Run Itself' If It Wants Trust

Energy | Andrew Follett
science, chemistry, technology, biology and people concept - young scientists with test tube and microscope making research in clinical laboratory (Shutterstock/Syda Productions)

‘Self-scrutiny is hard, but a crisis is looming’

Scientists Finally Spot Powerful Fuel Source After 20 YEARS Of Looking

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘A very special magnetic trap’

The Latest Global Warming Threat: Trick Or Treating

Energy | Andrew Follett
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You can buy down your guilt by paying enviros money!

As Much As 50% Of Scientific Research Is Totally Flawed

Energy | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

‘Much of the scientific literature, perhaps half, may simply be untrue’

Here's Why Scientists Say Gov't Funding Is Wrecking Science

Energy | Andrew Follett
Tired crazy scientist in laboratory(Shutterstock/Poprotskiy Alexey)

‘Politics has intruded into the scientific process’

Study: Science May Have Been Wrong About The Origins Of Life On Earth

Energy | Andrew Follett
Female scientist working at the laboratory with a microscope (Shutterstock/Alexander Raths)

Breaking: science is subject to change

Study: Alzheimer's Vaccine Is Three To Five Years Away

Energy | Andrew Follett
Scientist working in the laboratory (Shutterstock/Alexander Raths)

‘We can immunise patients at the early stages of Alzheimer’s’

Scientists: Already Too Late To Meet Obama's Global Warming Goal

Energy | Andrew Follett
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‘It is impossible for a number of reasons.’

Hydrogen Cars Just Got A Lot More Feasible, Despite Obama's Best Efforts

Energy | Andrew Follett
Hyundai Tucson Hydrogen refuels with hydrogen gas in minutes, range of over 420 km, and its only emission is pure water vapour. (Zoran Karapancev / Shutterstock)

This could lower the cost of producing hydrogen by an order of magnitude.

Climate Scientist: Heat From Global Warming Won't Trigger Refugee Crisis

Energy | Andrew Follett
KOS, GREECEUnidentified refugees (Shutterstock) - SEP 28, 2015: Unidentified refugees. More than half are migrants from Syria, but there are refugees from other countries - Afghanistan, Pakistan, Iraq, Iran, Mali, Bangladesh, Eritrea. Shutterstock/De Visu

‘It turns out that we are very good at adapting to it.’

Alarmists Don't Want You To Know These 5 Uplifting Environmental Facts For Earth Day

Energy | Andrew Follett
Greenpeace activists bar the entry to European Union headquarters in Brussels March 10, 2009, urging finance ministers inside to bail out the planet and devote billions of euros to help poor nations tackle climate change. "Save the climate, bail out the planet," chanted the group of around 100 protesters who chained themselves to the gates outside the EU Council, where ministers were discussing how much the bloc should contribute to this climate fund. REUTERS/Yves Herman

The DCNF takes a look at the uplifting environmental stories that environmentalists don’t want you to hear.

Global Warming Won't Cause Floods Or Drought Says New Study

Energy | Andrew Follett
Lightning strikes across the skies of Barstow in California during a monsoon August 8, 2005. Heavy rain continue to pound on the southern Californian desert for the third week. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

The new research ‘certainly adds fuel to the fiery debate’

Human Sacrifice Caused Inequality According To Academics

Energy | Andrew Follett
Senior Forensic Anthropologist Dragana Vucetic of the International Commission on Missing Persons (ICMP) works to attempt to identify the remains of a victim of the Srebrenica massacre, at the ICMP centre near Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, June 11, 2015. On Saturday, Bosnia marks the 20th anniversary of Europe’s worst mass killing since World War Two - the slaughter of some 8,000 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb forces during five July days in 1995. Even now, the forests and farmland around Srebrenica are yielding bones; over 1,000 victims are missing, tossed into pits then dug up months later and scattered in smaller graves by Bosnian Serb forces trying to conceal the crime. Picture is taken June 11, 2015. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

‘Religious rituals also had a more sinister role’