Bjørn Lomborg portrait

Jordan Peterson and Bjørn Lomborg

Video of a recent (December 7) discussion between Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, author and President of Copenhagen Consensus Center, a US-based think tank. and Dr. Jordan Peterson specifically on climate change and the economic arguments, for and against taking measures to address it.  Hour and a half. HT/AlanB   Advertisements

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Holistic, network approach to life science needed to solve systemic environmental problems

Biting my tongue.  Biting my tongue.  Biting my tongue~ctm From Eurekalert Public Release: 30-Nov-2018 International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis Achieving a sustainable world will require a paradigm shift in the way we approach life sciences and ecology, according to a new book cowritten by IIASA researcher Brian Fath, with a focus on a holistic,…

The Case for Sustainable Meat

From Quilette Published on April 5, 2018 written by Keir Watson User Mohib Ebrahim notes that this article is an outstanding and thorough article that soundly and roundly dismantles the standard change-farming-to-save-the-planet alarmism, such as that cited in our recent post, here: I. Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics Meat, we are told, is bad for…

The Sense of Sustainability: A Perversion of Meaning

By Dr. Tilak K Doshi Sustainable development is mom’s apple pie and the central organizing principle of all things environmental. Governments and companies are all for it. Sustainability occupies pride of place in public policy and social discourse across multilateral agencies, governments and societies. However the concept lacks definition and its ambiguity allows its proponents…

1919 image of a St Bernard, from the book "The Dogs of Great Britain, America and Other Countries".

Environmental impacts of food consumption by dogs and cats

From PLOS Gregory S. Okin Published: August 2, 2017 Abstract In the US, there are more than 163 million dogs and cats that consume, as a significant portion of their diet, animal products and therefore potentially constitute a considerable dietary footprint. Here, the energy and animal-derived product consumption of these pets in the US is…

Diagram from Page 4 of the Lux Report "Coal Computing: How Companies Misunderstand Their Dirty Data Centers"

Claim: Trendy Green Corporates "underestimating" Coal Usage

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A new report from Lux Research has suggested that Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple, and other big name tech businesses, corporations which make substantial claims about the “sustainability” of their business models, have significantly underestimated how much their data centres depend on coal generated electricity. Lux state “Each year, the…

Failure of the primary mission at the VA – vets died while VA bureaucrats obsessed over green energy installation

Green energy gets the green light while people that served our country with honor have to wait in line, dying while waiting. For example, does anyone other than Eco-zealots give a flying f about having solar car ports at the VA? The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) at its Phoenix Medical Center in Phoenix, Arizona,…

Oh Lord, there be idiots at Stanford

From Stanford University , along with actor/activist Mark Ruffalo, and “Gasland” movie fabricator Josh Fox. I’m amazed the university would allow themselves to get used by these clowns. The website they are pushing actually doesn’t offer any solutions, but asks you to “Join the Movement” Stanford scientist to unveil 50-state plan to transform US to…