Technocrate, Moi?
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Technocrate, Moi?

My reasons for bringing up the current political unrest in France on this blog in articles here and here are simple: the tectonic plates of public opinion on climate change move slowly but inexorably. Identifying where the big quake will happen is of key importance. It might be in Australia or California or Germany. Suddenly, … Continue reading

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Carbon 1: Macron 0

Climate hysteria may be essentially a psychological phenomenon, but it has become central to politics in the Western world. Every political party has a climate policy, however vague, but fervently defended. As a political phenomenon, climate hysteria can only be defeated politically, and it becomes important to identify the country or countries where the first … Continue reading

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Lew Unblocked

Back when I was allowed to comment at the Conversation on their articles about Climate Change (and French and Italian politics, modern dance and veganism), their second- and third-most prolific authors were Stephan Lewandowsky and John Cook, with forty-odd articles apiece. Lew’s forty articles span April 2011 to August 2016, followed by a long “pause” … Continue reading

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Fascinating Algorithm

You may have heard about the recent crackdown by internet providers on purveyors of Fake News, which began by the banning of Alex Jones by Facebook and Twitter. First they came for the loony rightwing racist chemtrail conspiracy theorist But I wasn’t a loony rightwing racist chemtrail conspiracy theorist So what me worry? Then it … Continue reading