Meatless Diet?

  News Brief by Kip Hansen   From the NY Times’ seemingly unlimited stockpile of odd activist efforts on behalf of “The Climate” — we have a new entry that landed in my email box today [it could land in yours too if you subscribe to the newsletter, Climate Fwd:] —     What if…

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Corn Belt Update Mid-August 2019

guest post by David Archibald The USDA continues to predict a big corn crop of 13.9 billion bushels at an average yield of 169.5 bushels per acre. AccuWeather’s estimate is 6% lower at 13.07 billion bushels. What happens from here is largely dependent upon when the first killing frost hits. As the Indiana crop progress…

President of China, Xi Jinping arrives in London, 19 October 2015.

China Criticises Australia for Not Doing Enough about Climate Change

China appears to have fanned the flames of Pacific Islander anger over Australia’s failure to provide heaps of extra money embrace a more pro-active approach to helping Pacific Islanders prepare for global warming. Beijing suggests Australia reflect on how it treats Pacific neighbours after climate change fallout By Christina Zhou Beijing has suggested Australia reflect on…

Explaining Wind Turbine Lethality

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach For reasons that will soon be evident, the comments on my previous wind turbine post reminded me of a long-ago sunset dinner with my gorgeous ex-fiancée on the verandah of a lovely treetop restaurant on Pohnpei island in the tropical Pacific. The only “fly in the ointment”, as is often…

Walmart suing Tesla

Here’s a link to the suit. Notable excerpts: This is a breach of contract action arising from years of gross negligence and failure to live up to industry standards by Tesla with respect to solar panels that Tesla designed, installed, and promised to operate and maintain safely on the roofs of hundreds of Walmart stores.…

You Might Be a Scientist…

Guest [fill in the blank] by David Middleton Am I really a scientist?BY NESSA CARSON 15 AUGUST 2019 Whether in a lab, an office or on a stage, we are no strangers to wrestling with self-identity Citizen science projects are a high-impact way to engage people with real, scientific research. Anecdotally, untrained participants are not only…