The Guardian: Environmental Protections in Decline

Guest essay by Eric Worrall The Guardian discusses declining environmental protections in Australia, for hydro ready alpine valleys and old growth stands of leafy biofuel, yet somehow ignores the fact…

Why 2017’s “Third Warmest Year on Record” is a Yawner

Guest essay by E. Calvin Beisner The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) press release headline January 18 was blunt: “NOAA: 2017 was 3rd warmest year on record for the globe.” The tagline…

Illustrating the failure of the climate movement – in one graph

People like Bill McKibben of 350.org make a big deal out of the “successes” of carbon divestment, where the 350.org organization bullies convinces some hapless organization to divest from coal…

‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ Lunar eclipse to dazzle the USA on Jan. 31

If you live in the western part of North America, Alaska, and the Hawaiian islands, you might set your alarm early the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 31 for a lunar…

The power of grant money – on display at James Cook University

This is worth repeating, because it was a very prescient forecast by President Eisenhower when he left office. From his farewell address: Today, the solitary inventor, tinkering in his shop,…

Oh No, Not Another Precautionary Principle Article!

Guest essay John Ridgway The precautionary principle has so often been the subject of articles on this website that one is slightly embarrassed to be adding to the pile. Nevertheless,…

LOL! Study PR headline: 'Mammals and birds could have best shot at surviving climate change'

From the UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA and the  “you really need to get out of your office more” department comes this inane press release. Apparently, climate has never changed rapidly before…