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US Landed Gentry demand Medieval Climate Tithes

Guest essay by Eric Worrall What could be better than owning a large woodland estate, and making a steady income from harvesting timber? Harvesting an additional tithe of taxpayer’s money, of course. According to the Huffington Post; America’s Family Forests: Our Climate Change Solution Last weekend, 195 nations reached a landmark agreement that will commit…

Susquehanna steam electric nuclear power station

Naomi Oreskes: James Hansen is a Denier

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Naomi Oreskes has accused climate scientists like James Hansen, who support the expansion of nuclear power, of practicing a “strange new form of denial”. According to The Guardian; After the signing of a historic climate pact in Paris, we might now hope that the merchants of doubt – who for…

EU Green Proposal: Burn the world's forests to save Nature

“Negative Emissions”: Burning trees, burying the CO2

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian reports that the leaders of the European Union have asked the UN for advice about “negative emissions”. The “negative emissions” proposal is like regular Carbon Capture and Storage, except more unworkable. EU says 1.5C global warming target depends on ‘negative emissions’ technology EU climate chief says that aspirational…