Tom Steyer’s multimillion dollar renewable energy initiative goes down in flames

A renewable energy initiative was rejected by Arizona voters Tuesday, dealing a major blow to environmental activists who hoped to increase the state’s development of wind and solar resources. Proposition…

Carbon tax goes down in flames – again

From Mike Bastasch: Washington voters rejected a ballot measure backed by a vast coalition of liberal groups to tax carbon dioxide emissions from in-state fossil fuel combustion. The measure, called Initiative…

Harvard Political Review: ‘Reviving Disvestment’ over a cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee.

Guest amusement by David Middleton Reviving Disvestment By Ilana Cohen | November 5, 2018 They had been camped outside University Hall since 5 a.m. Charged with cups of Dunkin Donuts…

Study: ‘Arctic sea ice loss in the last 37 years is not due to humans alone.’

Models show natural swings in the Earth’s climate contribute to Arctic sea ice loss Arctic sea ice loss in the last 37 years is not due to humans alone. By…

Chicken Little of the Sea Is Dissolving the Sea Floor!!! Run Away!!!

Guest lampooning by David Middleton Hat tip to Latitude… Human activities are dissolving the seafloor by the Office of Communications Nov. 5, 2018 2:07 p.m. With increasing carbon dioxide from…

Please Vote Today

Brief Plea by Kip Hansen ”It has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.”…

Noam Chomsky: President Trump and the Republicans are “Criminally Insane” Because Climate Change

Guest essay by Eric Worrall From the “if you are upsetting Noam Chomsky you must be doing something right” department; … Why did you recently call the Republican Party “the…

Astronomer: use lasers as Earth’s “porch light” to attract aliens

Via MIT News and the “Astronomers with frickin’ laser beams on their heads” department comes this odd idea. If extraterrestrial intelligence exists somewhere in our galaxy, a new MIT study…

Study: Wind Farms Kill Off 75% Of Buzzards, Hawks And Kites That Live Nearby

Wind turbines are the world’s new ‘apex predators’, wiping out buzzards, hawks and other carnivorous birds at the top of the food chain, say scientists. A study of wind farms…