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

February Climateballs

  Following on from the first in the series, here is another round-up of recent climate idiocy. Med islands renewable target Ibiza and Mallorca have set targets to go 100% renewable by 2050! How much of their electricity is currently from renewables? 2%. So only another 98% to go. Sounds like a complete load of … Continue reading

‘It is not science as we know or understand it. Yet it is peer-reviewed, it exists’ – Part I

‘It is not science as we know or understand it. Yet it is peer-reviewed, it exists’ – Part I

  Imagine it is star date 41315.6. The USS Enterprise has gone into orbit around a remarkably Earth-like planet and Spock is uploading data from the surface which reveals the planet is peopled by sentient beings who do ‘science’. The first actual scientific paper he uploads is Harvey et al, Internet blogs, polar bears, and … Continue reading