Animal, Vegetable, or E. O. Wilson

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Buoyed by the equal parts of derision and support I received for writing in “I am So Tired Of Malthus” about how humans are better fed than at any time in history, I am foolishly but bravely venturing once again into the question of how we feed ourselves. In a…

Death of a Feedlot Operator

In my post about 9-11 remembrance today, I pointed out “freedom from tyranny” as something to remember and be thankful for. In Western Australia, licensing a simple farming operation has become the victim of government imposed tyranny. Jo Nova has covered the plight of Matt and Janet Thompson in their effort to get a cattle…

Pielke Senior: Misinformation on the Website “Skeptical Science – Getting Skeptical About Global Warming Skepticism”

By Dr. Roger Pielke Senior There is a weblog called “Skeptical Science – Getting Skeptical About Global Warming Skepticism” that has a misleading post on ocean heat content titled Ocean cooling: skeptic arguments drowned by data The post starts with In 2008, climate change sceptic Roger Pielke Sr said this: “Global warming, as diagnosed by upper…

Ninety Eight Point Six (Thirty Seven)

Guest Post by Thomas Fuller If you type ‘the planet has a fever’ into Google, it will return 3,120,000 results. And none of them are about Peggy Lee. Or even Aerosmith’s later song with the same name. It’s famous because Al Gore said it. But what does it mean? I’ve spent the last couple of…

An Open Letter to Mr. Bill Gates

The Quality of Life for the World’s Poorest Can Be Advanced Farther, Faster, Cheaper and More Surely Through Adaptation than Through Zero-Carbon Technologies Guest Post By Indur M. Goklany A few days ago, Tom Nelson had a link to a blog posted by Mr. Bill Gates titled, Recommended Reading on Climate Change, in which he…