Pialo Megastructure (My Impression - see Pialo's website for the original concept)

Claim: The Global Cooling Skyscraper Which Could Save the Planet

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Italian architect Paolo Venturella has proposed a gigantic megastructure to prevent global warming, though building it may present a few practical difficulties. Our planet is going through the irreversible process of global warming, and even if various strategies have been planned to solve the problem, none of them provided a…

Gang Aft Agley

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach At least things started well on the voyage to New Caledonia. We got the ship all prepared, we cleared Customs and Immigration, and the good Fijian folks at the Vuda Point Marina came out to sing the lovely Fijian song of farewell, “Isa Lei”. The weather was stunning, the sea…

Misuse of The Law; Another Battle in the Climate Wars

Guest Opinion: Dr. Tim Ball “In war, truth is the first casualty.” Aeschylus (525 BC – 456 BC) Maybe my first payment from Exxon for my climate views will arrive with the subpoena from the Attorney General (AG) of the Virgin Islands charging me under the Criminally Influenced and Corruptions Organizations Act (CICO) for trying…

More US Taxpayer Cash Giveaways for Clean Energy

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The US Government is concerned that huge taxpayer underwritten loan guarantees for renewable energy projects aren’t producing the results they want, so they have decided to step up the effort to give away money, by offering free cash and work space to projects which are too “high risk” to attract…

The Great Barrier Reef: Is it dead yet?

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian claims tour operators are refusing to take people to see coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef, for fear it will put tourists off from visiting. My question – if coral bleaching has killed the whole reef, why bother hiding it? Great Barrier Reef: tourism operators urge Australian…