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Peter Gleick Sticks Up for Malthusianism

2018 Sagan Prize winner, Peter Gleick, has written a  review of Michael Shellenberger’s new book, Apocalypse Never and it’s been getting a lot of links from Shellenberger’s critics. He starts out with a description of the two  opposed philosophies of Cornucopianism and Malthusianism and how they apply to environmentalism. The review is illustrated with side by … Continue reading

politics / renewables / UK Met Office / Uncategorized

Met Office Hadley Centre Celebrates 30 Years Of ‘Science Advocacy’

‘They think it’s all over; it is now’. After 30 long years of meticulous and dedicated research, the Met Office has kicked the doubters into the back of the net and proudly announces that: The first 30 yearsThe impacts of climate change are already evident both in the UK and worldwide, through rising temperatures, diminishing … Continue reading

Mythbusting the Oil Libel
renewables

Mythbusting the Oil Libel

[This is a lazy, boilerplate response to the even lazier notion that Big Oil is behind climate skepticism. I’m sick of copying and pasting it for their edification. It’s a work in progress and some links are missing. —BK] Dear Oil Linkers, Your Logical Fallacy is: Boring Me. I know you think you’re smearing skeptics, … Continue reading

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Climate Change Committee Says Homes Should Be Heated 2C Below What Most People Find Comfortable

    In order to not save the world from supposedly dangerous anthropogenic global warming (because UK GHG emissions are tiny – and going downwards – in comparison to emissions from China and India, which are huge, and increasing), the UK climate change committee has recommended that householders set their central heating thermostat to 19C. … Continue reading