Monday Mirthiness: Climate Lessons from King Canute

Guest humor by Viv Forbes, Washpool   Qld Australia Climate Aristocrats and Bureaucrats from 190 nations are meeting in Bonn, dreaming up rules to “prevent the globe from warming more than 2°C”. They have forgotten the lesson of mighty King Canute – he demonstrated that not even his great power could control nature by rolling back…

A (Satirical) Rebuttal to “The Astounding Non-Success Of Sparky Cars”

Guest satirical rebuttal by David Middleton Willis’ post on EV’s was very unfair… At least according to some of the comments.  So I thought I would post some graphs demonstrating that EV’s aren’t quite so astoundingly unsuccessful. One of my favorite metrics is Ford F-Series pickup trucks versus electric vehicles.  F-Series sales literally crush EV…

Organic Agriculture is Worse for the Environment and Climate Than…

Inorganic agriculture? Guest commentary by David Middleton New study challenges beliefs about organic ag BY MARK LYNAS APRIL 9, 2018 Organic agriculture is not as good for the environment as commonly believed, according to a new scientific study reviewing multiple lines of evidence over more than two decades. The study, conducted by German researchers Eva-Marie Meemken and…

Friday Funny: Climate emotion – for your smartphone

Josh tips me to this new trend. We’ve always known that the global climate issue and emotion seem to go together. After all, who can forget “weepy” Bill McKibben’s crying over some drought parched corn, or Ben Santer’s temptation to “beat the crap out of pat Michaels”. For just such occasions where millennials need to…

Bob Ward’s @ret_ward Retwarded thinking again

From CliScep, our “little green mann” Bob Ward is at it again. Does Bob Have a Problem With Gender Equality? by JAIME JESSOP I only ask because, as a female sceptic myself (and very much not alone in that respect) it would seem from his comments that he likes to think that a vast majority of climate sceptics are…