Professor: Respected Military Generals Could Convince Climate Skeptics

Guest essay by Eric Worrall According to Professor Emeritus Michael Klare, trusted military leaders could “bridge the gap” by convincing climate skeptics. A military perspective on climate change could bridge the gap between believers and doubters Michael KlareProfessor Emeritus and Director, Five College Program in Peace and World Security Studies, Hampshire College February 19, 2020 12.54am…

Wash your Trash! Is recycling working?

By Andy May The recycling movement started in the 1970s and it has been very popular in Western countries. Participation varies with location, but in our small community of The Woodlands, Texas, over 90% participate in our curbside recycling program. However, the value of recycled materials has fallen dramatically in recent years because far too…

Lessons from the coronavirus about climate change

Reposted from the Fabius Maximus blog By Larry Kummer, Editor / 17 February 2020 Summary: The coronavirus epidemic shows science at its best, not perfect but effective. Compare the public health agencies’ response to it with the longer and larger campaign by scientists against climate change. Much could be learned – by the public (climate…

ESPERANZA ON MY MIND

Guest post by Michael Kile, Have you ever wondered how to play the Climate Game, or game the climate? If so, look no further than a remote research station on the northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, a submarine-shaped office tower on Geneva’s Avenue de la Paix and an international media pack determined to ramp…

Chinese Study: “The [Wuhan] coronavirus probably originated from a laboratory”

Guest essay by Eric Worrall A Chinese scientific paper has suggested careless biosecurity at a disease research laboratory just 280 yards from the market where the outbreak was originally detected was responsible for the Covid-19 Chinese Corona Virus. Did coronavirus originate in Chinese government laboratory? Scientists believe killer disease may have begun in research facility…

U.S. Operational Weather Prediction is Crippled By Inadequate Computer Resources

Reposted from the Cliff Mass Weather Blog U.S. Operational Weather Prediction is Crippled By Inadequate Computer Resources U.S. global numerical weather prediction has now fallen into fourth place, with national and regional prediction capabilities a shadow of what they could be. There are several reasons for these lagging numerical weather prediction capabilities, including lack of…