The Great Covid-19 Bicycle Shortage

Commuters seem to have lost their enthusiasm for being squished into a poorly ventilated box with suspiciously unhealthy looking fellow strangers. The resulting rush for healthier alternatives has triggered an…

Free science is here and growing fast

The good news is that the scientific community is responding big time to this extensive popular interest. We are in the midst of a huge wave of activities designed to…

SAR, the Turning Point

SAR is an abbreviation for the second IPCC assessment report, Climate Change 1995 (IPCC, 1996). As explained in my new book, Politics and Climate Change: A History, this IPCC report…

Put More Money into Renewable Energy or We’ll Report You to Joe Biden?

According to The Guardian, Boris Johnson has only pledged £4 billion per year of an estimated £33 billion per year which is required to fund Britain’s zero carbon conversion to…

Vindication of HCQ

Because of the medication’s politicization, and the pernicious tendency for dissenting perspectives to be silenced during the pandemic, data supporting hydroxychloroquine’s effectiveness have been almost inaudible. But a recent analysis…

Weekly Climate and Energy News Roundup #430

Philosophy is written in this grand book, the universe, which stands continually open to our gaze. But the book cannot be understood unless one first learns to comprehend the language…