Rock Lobster

Climate Study: The Lobsters are Safe – For Now

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Attendees of UN IPCC climate parties conferences will be reassured to know that delicious Rock Lobsters are showing surprising resilience to the impact of climate change. But ongoing studies are required. Rock lobster ‘resilience’ to climate change promising, but future not assured By Harriet Aird The southern rock lobster is…

Now That Trump Has Defeated Paris, He’s Taking on Montreal!

Poste invité par David Middleton Sacré bleu ! Trump Budget Attacks Montreal Protocol, Reagan’s Crown Jewel May 24, 2017 David Doniger The Trump FY18 budget proposal slashes funding to support compliance with the Montreal Protocol, Ronald Reagan’s treaty to save the ozone layer. The cut—which appears to be on the order of 40 percent—welches on…

Climate alarmism: The mother of all availability cascades

Guest essay by Iain Aitken An availability cascade is a self-reinforcing process of collective belief formation by which an expressed perception triggers a chain reaction that gives the perception of increasing plausibility through its rising availability in public discourse. Availability Cascades and Risk Regulation -Timur Kuran, Duke University – Department of Economics, Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard Law School; Harvard…

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Oxfam’s Climate Warriors Declare War on Poor People

Guest essay by Eric Worrall Oxfam have written a report which claims coal power will create more poverty. In my opinion this claim is a disgusting direct attack on the coal fired industrialisation, jobs and opportunities currently lifting a growing number of people out of chronic poverty in Asia and Africa. More coal equals more…