Is economic “graceful decline” the true agenda of some warmists?

Guest commentary by Indur Goklany Sometimes the true agenda is laid bare. From http://www.eenews.net/climatewire/print/2011/08/19/1, a piece on Bill McKibben, in which E&E News’ Paul Fialka discusses his agenda, are these passages. [My comments are in brackets. I have highlighted some passages.] Many of the climate theories in [McKibben’s] book [“The End of Nature.”]– and the…

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The character of climate change part 3

Guest post by Erl Happ Here’s a hypothetical: Let’s imagine that we have an atmosphere of two parts.  The first 10 km of the atmosphere has no greenhouse gas.  The second 40 km has a greenhouse gas incorporated. In the lower layer there is  water vapor and clouds that come and go according to the…

Oh noes! Cities endanger the future environment

From Yale University Growth of cities endangers global environment New Haven, Conn.—The explosive growth of cities worldwide over the next two decades poses significant risks to people and the global environment, according to a meta-analysis published today in PlosOne. Researchers from Yale, Arizona State, Texas A&M and Stanford predict that by 2030 urban areas will…