German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pushing a simple and likely effective strategy to combat indoor Coronavirus spread; open the window. But nobody is talking about what letting all the heat out through open windows will do to winter energy demand, and the pressure this will place on already financially stressed German families suffering energy poverty, thanks , thanks to Coronavirus lockdowns and Merkel’s failed Energiewende.
It is pleasing to report that the evidence for heterogeneity of susceptibility across the population, arising from variability in both social connectivity and biological susceptibility, has continued to increase.
Guest essay by Eric Worrall h/t Breitbart; Assistant Professor Jennifer Mosher of Marshall University has been placed on leave after she recorded a video wishing a horrible Coronavirus death on Trump supporters. According to Breitbart News, the university issued the following statement: “The university does not support or condone the use of any of its…
Roughly two-thirds of U.S. residents don’t believe the CDC’s official tally for the number of Covid-19 deaths. This distrust, however, flows in opposing directions. A nationally representative survey conducted by Axios/Ipsos in late July 2020 found that 37% of adults think the real number of C-19 fatalities in the U.S. is lower than reported, while 31% think the true death toll is greater than reported.
Tim Flannery, who once famously once predicted the dams would never fill again, and who held a very well paid position as Aussie climate commissioner for a few years, now desperately wants us to heed his advice on Climate Change and the Coronavirus.
Understanding Covid-19 is pertinent to this blog topic, not least because virtually all polar bear field research has been shut down for the year worldwide, with no indications restrictions will be lifted over the next few months: an entire year’s worth of data will be missing for all kinds of studies.
Much fuss has been made in the UK, not least by teachers’ unions, about recommencing physical school attendance. As this issue applies to many countries, I thought it worth highlighting research findings in Europe.
Fresh restrictions are being introduced in some parts of Britain to contain an uptick in the growth of Covid-19 cases.
At least I think that is what they are saying. My question – why not simply exterminate the bats, if they are such a threat to human health?
This essay about medical researchers having trouble getting their papers published because the results don’t support the official pandemic narrative has disturbing parallels with my experience trying to inject some balance into the official polar bear conservation narrative.1