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Bill McKibben is off the rails: ‘Use America’s defense budget to fight climate war’

From the “say anything to save the planet” department comes this wackadoodle idea from Weepy Bill. I’m sure ISIS will get behind him to drain our defense budget fighting mostly intangible threats. Described by the Boston Globe as “America’s most important environmentalist”, 350.org founder Bill McKibben says America’s defense budget must “be put to work…

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Climate Craziness of the Week: “Climate Anxiety Counseling” enters the lexicon with a ‘practitioner’

From the truth is stranger than fiction department comes this …this… I don’t know how to describe it. Words fail me. h/t to Mhehed Zherting on Twitter From her website: Climate Anxiety Counseling at the Sankofa World Market: 8/17/16 AUGUST 18, 2016 / LEAVE A COMMENT Weather: Hot, sunny and bright Number of people: 9 stoppers, 1…

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Palestine Redux

Guest Post by Willis Eschenbach Back in December of last year I put up a post which said in its entirety: Very short post. I read today that Palestine has been granted full member status in the UNFCCC, the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. I also recall from a few years ago that when Palestine…

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Climate Craziness of the week: Climate Challenge is “Humanity’s Final Exam”

Never mind the threat of nuclear war, asteroid and comet impacts, a super volcanic eruption, robot overlords, or a global pandemic…no these aren’t all that threatening according to Professor Raymond Pierrehumbert of Oxford, one of the founders of “Real Climate”. No, it’s “climate change”. Climate Challenge is “Humanity’s Final Exam” From the description of the interview:…

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Climate Craziness of the Week: Impact of Spanish missionaries triggered the ‘Little Ice Age’

From the department of “correlation is not causation” department comes this weapons-grade-stupid study. Next they’ll be telling us the Catholic church started the Medieval Warm Period with the crusades. Get a load of this statement: The indirect effects of this demographic impact rippled through the surrounding forests and, perhaps, into our atmosphere. … “One argument…