Reasons For Optimism About Climate Hysteria

From Manhattan Contrarian September 22, 2017/ Francis Menton Large numbers of my friends and acquaintances are climate skeptics, and many of them spend a good deal of their time feeling down in the dumps about the subject.  Their reasoning goes something like this:  Here we have something that should immediately be identified as baloney by…

Thousands flee ‘imminent’ Bali volcano eruption

[Update 9/25 12:05 am.  I have change the title from 240,000 to thousands to reflect the change in the underlying story and am modifying the first sentence of the post ~ ctm] Last updated 15:19, September 23 2017 From Stuff About 240,000 Thousands of people are fleeing Bali’s Mount Agung precinct in eastern Indonesia, with…

Now it’s a war on pipelines

Efforts to block and sabotage pipelines hurt jobs, economic growth, middle class, human safety Paul Driessen The radical environmentalist war on fossil fuels has opened a new front: a war on pipelines. For years, activist zealots claimed the world was rapidly depleting its oil and natural gas supplies. The fracking revolution (horizontal drilling and hydraulic…

Lisa Feldman Barrett

NPR: Most People Can’t Imagine Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall NPR author and psychologist Lisa Feldman Barrett thinks the reason people don’t care about climate change is most people can’t imagine what 120F feels like. But the reality is that Lisa is demonstrating her personal lack of insight. Simulating The Bodily Pain Of Future Climate Change September 23, 20179:03 AM…