I am flattered to have been nominated by thepoliblog.wordpress.com, a blog about politics and society, for a Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Thanks, thepoliblog!
Here are the rules for accepting the award:
- Display the award logo
- Thank the person who nominated you and link back to them in your post
- State 7 interesting things about yourself
- Nominate 15 other bloggers for this award and link to them
- Leave a comment on each of the blogs letting them know they have been nominated
7 things about myself:
- I have been blogging for three years.
- The main focus of my blog is climate change politics.
- During 2010-2011 I was a regular writer for Skeptical Science, the first blog I nominate below.
- My favorite holiday destination is Kangaroo Island off the coast of South Australia.
- I have been interested in astronomy from a young age.
- I collect Melway (Melbourne) street directories.
- I hate sport, and the amount of media coverage it receives.
I nominate the following 15 blogs for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award (the first ten are on the same topic as my blog, climate change):
- http://www.skepticalscience.com/ – debunking climate change denialist arguments
- http://thinkprogress.org/climate/issue/ – comprehensive coverage of climate change issues
- http://grist.org/author/david-roberts/ – insightful commentary on climate change, environment, and US politics
- http://www.climatecodered.org/ – making the case for emergency climate action
- http://tamino.wordpress.com/ – the statistics of climate change
- http://hot-topic.co.nz/ – commentary on climate change from a New Zealand perspective
- http://watchingthedeniers.wordpress.com/ – watching climate deniers
- http://scienceblogs.com/deltoid/ – debunking climate denialism, The Australian’s war on science, and other stuff
- http://denialdepot.blogspot.com.au/ – satirizing climate denial
- http://www.marklynas.org/ – reflections of an independent-minded environmentalist
- http://pressthink.org/ – insightful media criticism
- http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy.html – debunking of bad astronomy by a not-really-bad astronomer
- http://www.badscience.net/ – debunking pseudoscience in medicine
- http://theness.com/neurologicablog/ – debunking of pseudoscience from the creator of the Skeptic’s Guide to the Universe podcast
- http://www.mikebrownsplanets.com/ – about dwarf planets from the astronomer who “killed Pluto” (unfortunately has not updated for over a year)
I am not necessarily endorsing everything said on these blogs.