Julie Borg

Julie is a clinical psychologist and writer who lives in Dayton, Ohio. She reports on science and intelligent design for WORLD Magazine and WORLD Digital.

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President George H.W. Bush, 1924–2018

Obituary | The 41st president of the United States has died at age 94
by Julie Borg
Posted 12/01/18, 10:22 am

George Herbert Walker Bush, war hero, Republican statesman, and 41st president of the United States, died Friday night at his Houston home. He was 94 and suffered from a form of Parkinson’s disease that had confined him to a wheelchair since 2012.

Bush began his presidency on Jan. 20, 1989, and led the country during an era of tumultuous foreign politics in a fragile, rapidly changing world. He was a man of traditional values who spoke unashamedly about his faith, loved country music, and sparked a collective national gasp when he admitted he hated broccoli.

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Expert: Climate report stokes unwarranted fear

Science | Grim predictions are still standard, but climate models are not as definitive as they seem
by Julie Borg
Posted 11/29/18, 02:39 pm

The U.S. government’s 1,700-page National Climate Assessment, released Friday, unsurprisingly blamed human activity for global warming and forecasted gloom and doom unless people took drastic measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But skeptics of catastrophic man-made global warming caution that this report, like those that preceded it, relied on computer climate models that lack credibility and make predictions that do not match observations in the real world.

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Fire fact and fiction

Science | What science really says about climate change and California’s deadly blazes
by Julie Borg & Lynde Langdon
Posted 11/21/18, 06:59 pm

With one of the deadliest and most destructive wildfires in California history still smoldering, climate change is taking much of the blame.

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