Hey, Bill Nye: Please Don’t Debate Sarah Palin on Climate Change

For the past couple of days, rumors have been flying around on the internet that Bill Nye would be “debating” Sarah Palin after a screening of the film Climate Hustle, the work of climate change-denier Marc Morano.

The debate, as you might have figured out, was never going to happen. Nye wasn’t even going to be on the post-screening panel, much less arguing about the subject with Palin. Nye’s appearance was limited to being shown in a clip from the movie.

But now that the rumor is spreading, Nye seems to think this would actually be a good idea, tweeting this yesterday:

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That sound you hear is the collective groan of sensible people everywhere…

Let me walk you through my entire thought process after hearing Nye was interested.

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Canada’s Prime Minister Took a Reporter’s Sarcastic Comment About Quantum Computing and Ran With It

There are world leaders who say they love science… and then there’s Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau:

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Does Bill Nye Really Want To Put Climate-Change Deniers in Jail?

The Washington Times ran an eye-catching headline yesterday:

Bill Nye, the science guy, is open to criminal charges and jail time for climate change dissenters

Oh noooo, Mr. Bill!

The allegation comes after Nye did a video interview with Climate Depot activist Marc Morano, a global-warming denier who is also the man behind a skeptical film, Climate Hustle, that will premiere next month.

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If Scientists Showed Up at Your Doorstep Like Jehovah’s Witnesses…

… well, you’d still be pretty annoyed.

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Credit Where It’s Due: Answers in Genesis Has an Amusing 404 Page

This is old news. I just hadn’t seen it before.

For all the (deserved) grief we give Answers in Genesis, the group behind the Creation Museum, the 404 page on their website is pretty entertaining:

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