Fight the Virus with Sunshine

Guest post by Jim Steele I want to encourage people to go outside and get some sunshine. If walks in the park are outlawed, then limited sunbathing in your back yard, or apartment roof tops would help. I don’t give medical advice, but this is a no-brainer, no-regrets suggestion. Scientists have long investigated why the…

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Unintended Consequences? Polio and COVID 19

Guest post by Jim Steele, We must consider the unintended medical consequences of societal lockdowns hoping to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Unintended consequences are exemplified by past polio epidemics that left some of my classmates crippled. For the most severely afflicted, a polio infection required, not a ventilator, but an iron lung for…

COVID-19 tests: The non-fake news

Our system may not be the fastest, but it’s giving us trustworthy answers Guest post by Dvorah Richman, Federal officials recently testified before the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Reform about government responses to the COVID-19 crisis. Committee members exhibited concern and frustration, and engaged in politicized finger-pointing, over what they said was needlessly…

John Kerry and His Climate Clown-Science

From The Institute for Energy Research By David Kreutzer March 13, 2020 Joe Biden’s “confidants” are throwing out names for cabinet positions. Whether this is sophisticated political jockeying or the equivalent of a frat-house bull session is unknown, but the first name on the list at Axios makes us dearly hope it is the latter.…

On Externalities, Integrated Assessment Models, and UK climate policies

Guest post by Neil Lock This is a follow-up to my recent essay, “On Cambridge University, post-modernism, climate change, Oppenheimer’s Razor, and the Re-Enlightenment.” As I said there about the economic impacts of global warming: “I’d expect that some probing by independent experts into the economic calculations, and the assumptions on which they are built,…

The ‘Climate Emergency’ -Running with the crowds?

Guest post by Tony Brown Addendum: March 12th 2020 This article about the ‘Climate emergency’ was written several weeks ago, before the Corona virus (Covid 19) really hit the headlines. Just today, President Trump banned travel from the European mainland to the U.S., the Australian Grand Prix was cancelled, Tom Hanks and his wife are…

Social Changes with COVID-19 are a prelude to life with less fossil fuels

Guest Post By Ronald Stein Founder and Ambassador for Energy & Infrastructure of PTS Advance, headquartered in Irvine, California Published March 11, 2020 at CFACT https://www.cfact.org/2020/03/11/social-changes-with-covid-19-are-a-prelude-to-life-with-less-fossil-fuels/ While the world is feverously trying to reduce emissions from fossil fuel usage, we get hit with the horrific contagious Coronavirus COVID-19. We’ve seen extensive self-imposed social adjustments to…

Amazing but hidden news about coronavirus

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus website By Larry Kummer, Editor / 7 Comments / 15 February 2020 Summary: The coronavirus epidemic provides amazing news. About the epidemic, about the barrage of fake news (that we love), about the fear it creates (that we love), and the wonderful hidden news that makes this a milestone in…