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New Book from Roger Pielke Jr. – The Rightful Place of Science: Disasters and Climate Change

Roger Pielke Jr. announces a new book –  In recent years the media, politicians, and activists have popularized the notion that climate change has made disasters worse. But what does the science actually say? Roger Pielke, Jr. takes a close look at the work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the underlying scientific research,…

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‘Hoodwinking the Nation’ on climate issues

Guest essay by Charles Battig, M.D. VA-Scientists and Engineers for Energy and Environment American popular culture has scattered nuggets of perceived wisdom. In order to understand and perhaps explain our continuing frustration with getting more of the American public and politicians to accept the reality of climate issues, I invoke “Cool Hand Luke.” In that…

New Book: Twilight of Abundance

David Archibald has written a new book. In short: Baby boomers enjoyed the most benign period in human history: fifty years of relative peace, cheap energy, plentiful grain supply, and a warming climate due to the highest solar activity for 8,000 years. The party is over—prepare for the twilight of abundance. Archibald provides this overview.…

How to Cure a Climate Change Denier

Here is a book with a twist – an eco gone rogue and self modified into a climate change “denier”. His experience parallels many, actually, including some of mine (though I’d never join Greenpeace, UPDATE: and now after having read his Kindle book, I’ll point out that I believe that CO2 has some effect, but…