Twas The Fright Before Christmas

Poetry, by Davis Swan (h/t to Dr. Judith Curry) T’was the night before Christmas and all through the town The temperature was dropping, going down, down, down, down The weatherman…

Are we really “choking the ocean with plastic”? Tracing the creation of an eco-myth

By Larry Kummer, from the Fabius Maximus website Summary: Last week Kip Hansen’s “An Ocean of Plastic” thoroughly debunked myths about the “great garbage patch”. But who created this story?…

Palestinian Climate Change

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Very short post. I read today that Palestine has been granted full member status in the UNFCCC, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.…

1800s Poverty Diseases, Malnutrition Surge in Green Britain

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Falling living standards are contributing to a shocking surge in malnutrition, and diseases which were prevalent in the 1800s. My question – how much of…