Guardian Economics Editor Promotes the Authoritarian Chinese “Directed Capitalism” Solution to Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall “People underestimate the power of models. Observational evidence is not very useful” – John Mitchell, Chief Research Scientist British MET Capitalism can crack climate change. But only if it takes risks Larry Elliott Thu 16 Aug 2018 15.00 AEST Anglo-Saxon capitalism’s drive to maximise profits in the short term won’t…

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Drought Proofing a Dry Continent

Guest essay by Viv Forbes Earth is a blue watery planet. 70% of its surface is covered by oceans of salt water, some of which are extremely deep. These oceans contain about 97% of Earth’s water. Another 2% is locked up in snow, ice caps and glaciers. That leaves just 1% of Earth’s surface water…

Alabama’s State Climatologist John Christy Debunks This Month’s Climate Hysterics

WRITTEN BY JEREMY BEAMAN There is one particular word that Dr. John Christy turns to frequently for describing climate science: murky. It’s a point of view foundational to his own research, and a message underpinning each of his twenty appearances before various congressional committees. “It’s encouraging because they wouldn’t invite you back unless your message was…