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Extremism Rebellion

A new report Extremism Rebellion – A review of ideology and tactics from the think tank Policy Exchange looks into the behaviour and background of Extinction Rebellion. It’s also discussed in the Telegraph here and here: As the paper shows, the leaders of Extinction Rebellion seek a more alarming agenda than pure environmentalism, one that … Continue reading

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Seen Elsewhere…

Judith Curry has two recent posts on the sorry state of climate science, Climate science’s ‘masking bias’ problem and Climate scientists’ motivated reasoning. Matt Ridley writes about the madness of the 2050 net zero target. Ben Pile has an article at Spiked on the eco-signalling frenzy of the Tory leadership candidates. There’s a video of … Continue reading

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Merchants of Drought

A journal called Scientific American (or ScAm for short) hosts the latest blog from Kate Marvel, claiming that the “Hot Planet” is “Creeping toward permanent drought.” The subtitle is “Both trees and climate models are telling us the same frightening story”.  Most of the text is her usual substance-free emotional wittering: “The smell—a peppery sweetness, … Continue reading