Environmental Eichmann

Today is the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the state of Israel. Last week, on 12th April, Israel and other parts of the world marked Holocaust Remembrance Day. One Jewish writer in New York decided an appropriate way to remember was to invent a Twitter hashtag #EnvironmentalEichmann to denigrate and demonise Trump’s head of the … Continue reading

Meteorological Spring

It began today. But never forget, the irony’s in the UK weather, not the climate. Let the Met Office make everything clear, thoughtfully updating six days ago: Astronomical seasons refer to the position of Earth’s orbit in relation to the sun taking into account equinoxes and solstices. Meteorological seasons are instead based on the annual temperature … Continue reading

Ongoing ignorance of experts 4

Want the good news or the bad news? Trick question. It’s either both or nothing. To get us started, here’s a tweet from a Greenie today telling us some good news: Those who campaign in defence of science mustn't engage in pseudoscience. Emotive bear footage + narrative from campaigners was picked up uncritically by media… … Continue reading

Ongoing ignorance of experts 3

Here’s the bottom line, helpfully at the top. For mediocre self-defined experts, climate is a gateway drug. For society, climate is self-harm due to low self-esteem. The only snag is that I don’t know when I’ll reach the bottom line. Death in November The last nine days have in my opinion been some of the … Continue reading

Ongoing ignorance of experts 2

Tolstoy hit the nail on the head. All climate alarmists are alike; each climate sceptic is unhappy in his own way. Only kidding. The smug self-satisfaction still includes some minor variations. I wish to return to Matt Ridley, an expert who I believe was unfairly criticised in September by two perceptive experts here, Geoff Chambers … Continue reading