Green Growth vs No Growth: Why we need a Golgafrinchan Ark B

Guest Douglas Adams’ing by David Middleton This morning I made the mistake of reading this article on Real Clear Science… “Green Growth” Is Supposed to Fix Climate Change. It Won’t Work By Christine Corlet Walker August 12, 2019 You may have missed it, but a recent report declared that the main strategy of world leaders for tackling…

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“DON’T ASK HOW TO PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE. ASK WHO”… Shouldn’t we ask why first?

Guest smack-down by David Middleton HENRY FARRELLSCIENCE08.02.1909:00 AMDON’T ASK HOW TO PAY FOR CLIMATE CHANGE. ASK WHO LAST WEEK, CNN announced plans to host a climate crisis town hall with the Democratic presidential candidates on September 4. MSNBC scheduled a multiday climate change forum with the presidential hopefuls later that month. In both venues, some version of the perpetual question…

“The Nobel Prize for Climate Catastrophe”… Seriously?

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton Just when I think I’ve read the dumbest thing I’ve ever read about climate change… The Nobel Prize for Climate Catastrophe The economist William Nordhaus will receive his profession’s highest honor for research on global warming that’s been hugely influential—and entirely misguided. BY JASON HICKEL DECEMBER 6, 2018 Many people…

Divestment Delusions Part Deux: Trillions Under Management

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton This is sort of a sequel to yesterday’s post about “Weepy Bill.” How often have you seen grandiose statements like these in moronic articles about fossil fuel divestment movements? Global Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Reaches $6.24 Trillion in Assets Under Management The new divestment report, by Arabella Advisors, calculates that…

48 Arrests at Fossil Free Yale Protest…

Guest failing grades to Yale from David Middleton YPD arrests 48 people at divestment sit-in LORENZO ARVANITIS & SERENA CHO 7:55 PM, DEC 08, 2018 STAFF REPORTERS The Yale Police Department arrested 48 people — the vast majority of whom were Yale undergraduates — on Friday, ending a five-hour sit-in at the lobby of the…