The Thirty Year War

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach This is the 30th anniversary of James Hansen’s testimony to Congress regarding “global warming”. It was his testimony that set off the disastrous 30 Year War on Carbon. There have been articles in the press celebrating the anniversary of his testimony and lauding Hansen’s role, but I see nothing to…

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Elon Musk’s Big Oil Conspiracy Theory

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Elon Musk has launched a twitter tirade in which he appears to accuse reporters of lying about Tesla, to attract advertising from other car makers and fossil fuel producers (last tweet in the quote below). Elon Musk complains of ‘holier-than-thou hypocrisy of big media companies’ in tirade Tesla CEO Elon…

Golden Rice

Guardian: CO2 Makes Rice Less Nutritious

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Guardian author Nicola Davis is alarmed that adding CO2 to rice reduces the vitamins, minerals and protein – in some varieties of rice. Climate change ‘will make rice less nutritious’ Nicola Davis Thu 24 May 2018 04.00 AEST When scientists exposed the crop to higher levels of carbon dioxide vitamin…

Pem Doree, Icefall, Mount Everest

Global Warming Blamed for Mounting Himalayan Climbing Disasters

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Both global warming and overcrowding have been blamed for more treacherous conditions on The Icefall, a nasty glacier crossing near Base Camp on the route to the summit of Mount Everest. Climate change, crowding imperil iconic route to top of Mount Everest By Pradeep Bashyal and Annie Gowen May 16…