Green Pass

Open Letter: Extinction Rebellion Climate Celebrities Admit Their Hypocrisy – But Blame Everyone Else

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Extinction Rebellion has finally responded to repeated accusations of climate hypocrisy – by blaming “the system” for their personal carbon excesses. Dear journalists who have called us hypocrites, You’re right.  We live high carbon lives and the industries that we are part of have huge carbon footprints. Like you –…

Advertisements

How the Universe Stopped Making Sense

From Space.com By Rafi Letzter We’re getting something wrong about the universe. By Rafi Letzter 6 Science & Astronomy We’re getting something wrong about the universe. It might be something small: a measurement issue that makes certain stars looks closer or farther away than they are, something astrophysicists could fix with a few tweaks to…

Cuomo orders utility to pump imaginary natural gas

From HOT AIR There’s been a standoff between New York City and utility company National Grid going on since May of this year. As you may recall, plans for a new natural gas pipeline from New Jersey were killed off by the state government under pressure from environmental activists. As a result, National Grid wound…

Extinction Rebellion Protestor Attacked by Commuters

Angry English Commuters Attack Extinction Rebellion Climate Protestors

Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Grant Griffiths; It looks like commuter patience with Extinction Rebellion’s disruptive tactics has finally snapped. Furious commuters drag Extinction Rebellion protesters from top of Tube Climate change activists carry out London-wide protests in defiance of a police ban as leaders try to get the ban lifted. Alix CulbertsonNews reporter @alixculbertson…

Back to the Anthropocene! Arctic Sea Ice Edition

Guest geological story-telling by David Middleton Do you ever get tired of smarmy, snot-nosed articles like this? Obituary: Remembering the Holocene Epoch BY CHRIS WILSON AUGUST 29, 2016 The Holocene Epoch, which witnessed milestones from the development of Crater Lake to the invention of the electric guitar, died prematurely Monday in Cape Town at the age of…