Daily Archives: August 20, 2011

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 … Continue reading

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Posted in Economy-health, Opinion | 102 Comments

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Climate_change | 117 Comments

Saturday Silliness – Concerned Cartoon Contest

People send me things. The story a couple of days ago about Union of Concerned Scientists (Be a concerned scientist – valid credit card required) has prompted some interest in their cartoon contest. Hi Anthony, Seems the UCS are having … Continue reading

Posted in Humor, Satire | 57 Comments

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 … Continue reading

Posted in Alarmism, Environment | 59 Comments