Steven Novella’s Junk Science About Climate Change Acceleration

Guest smack-down by David Middleton There was a time that I had a fair bit of respect for Dr. Novella. Climate Change Is AcceleratingPublished by Steven Novella under General Science Have you ever…

Why 100% Renewable Energy Is Less Realistic Than a Unicorn

Guest “you can’t get there from here” by David Middleton 16 Sep 2019 | 14:45 GMTHow Inexpensive Must Energy Storage Be for Utilities to Switch to 100 Percent Renewables?MIT researchers…

Fossil Fool Divestment Achieves New Level of Really Stupid and Futile Gesturing!

Guest “Ron White impression” by David Middleton Published on Monday, September 09, 2019 by Common Dreams ‘People Power Is Winning’: Fossil Fuel Divestment Movement Celebrates $11 Trillion Milestone “We would…

The Dim-Bulb Tide of Climate Crisis Alarmism

Guest ridiculing of science “journalism” by David Middleton The blood-red photos accompanying this screed of climate crisis wailing reminded me of the classic Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea…

“From Scientist to Activist”

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton H/t to Dr. Willie Soon From Scientist to Activist Heather Price Sep 5 […] When I taught my first climate class at UW in…

Hurricane Dorian “Man-Made” According to Emory University Professor

Guest “are you fracking kidding me?” by David Middleton Emory University Creative Writing Prof: Hurricane Dorian Is ‘Man-Made’ By TOM CICCOTTA 5 Sep 2019 An Emory University professor of English…

Jeffrey Sachs Goes Full Retard on President Trump and Climate Change

Guest “never go full retard” by David Middleton Robert Downey Jr. got an Oscar nomination for inventing this phrase… And Jeffrey Sachs clearly went there in this CNN article… Trump’s…

Vox’s Zack Beauchamp: Democracy threatens climate, planet and democracy!

Guest Ron White impression by David Middleton Vox is always good for a laugh… The right-wing populist wave is a threat to the climateThe Amazon rainforest fires reveal a lot…

Offshore Oil and Gas Production Leaks Virtually No Methane

Guest zero-point-zero by David Middleton Offshore oil and gas rigs leak more greenhouse gas than expectedJohn Sullivan, Office of Engineering CommunicationsAug. 15, 2019 9:49 a.m. A survey of offshore installations…

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…

Oil is doomed by another fake energy acronym: EROCI

Guest Aeuhhh???? by David Middleton EconomicsOil Needs to Fall Below $20 to Compete With Green Alternatives By Mathew CarrAugust 5, 2019, 4:40 AM CDT Updated on August 5, 2019, 9:18…

#ExxonKnew Epic Fail: Oil Companies DID NOT build “their rigs to account for sea-level rise”

H/T to Dr. Willie Soon for sending me something to ridicule this morning. This is just fracking mental… The Oil Giants Might Finally Pay for Pulling the Biggest Hoax of…

“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…

The Green New Deal is not analogous to the “Moon Shot”

The Green New Deal Is This Generation’s Moon ShotSending humans to the moon was a choice. Saving the earth is a necessity. By D.D. GuttenplanTwitter JULY 29, 2019 What is…

“You Can’t Fix Stupid” – Deadly Superfungus Because Global Warming

Guest Ron White impression by David Middleton Warning: This funny as hell stand up comedy routine WILL offend overly sensitive and stupid people… Why did I invoke Ron White? From…

Common Fantasy: “Red States Are Dumping Coal for Solar”

Guest bubble bursting by David Middleton Juan Cole of Common Dreams (a socialist rage) is always good for a laugh. Monday, July 22, 2019It’s Just Good Business: Even Red States…

CNN: Rich People Can Save “the Planet From Climate Change” Aeuhhh???

Guest Aeuhhh???? by David Middleton CNN: The Stupid, It Burns… How rich people could help save the planet from climate change By Stephanie Bailey, CNNUpdated 5:20 AM ET, Fri July…

Yahoo! Finance ExxonMobil Divestment Fail

Guest slam dunk by David Middleton Yahoo! finance… A Major Shareholder Has Divested From Exxon Say Contributor July 2, 2019 One of ExxonMobil’s biggest shareholders, Legal & General Investment Management,…

“Planning in and for a post-growth and post-carbon economy”… Aeuhhh???

Guest aeuhhh??? by David Middleton H/T to Pop Piasa… Planning in and for a post-growth and post-carbon economy John BarryContribution to Cowell, R et al (eds), Routledge Companion Volume to…

Fossil Fuel Divestment Fail: “Social Entrepreneur” and “Gender Equality Advocate” Edition

Guest AEUHHH???? by David Middleton Jun 24, 2019 A Family Divesting From Fossil Fuels To Invest In A Green Future Bonnie Chiu Contributor ForbesWomenI write about gender and diversity in…

Apple CEO Tim Cook Apologizes to Tulane Graduates… Because Climate Change

Guest aargh by David Middleton Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Message to 2019 Graduates: ‘My Generation Has Failed You’ By Sissi Cao • 05/20/19 On Saturday, Apple CEO Tim Cook, who was recently acclaimed…

Solution to “Climate Crisis”: Ban scientific conferences/conventions

Guest good fracking grief by David Middleton These people actually seem to take themselves seriously… How to Make Academia Less Hypocritical and More Ecological By Martín López Corredoira & Beatriz Villarroel Science and…

Elvis calls for “Space Wilderness” to Protect Solar System From Mining!

Guest ridiculing marveling by David Middleton I had to take a break from writing the sequel to How Climate Change Buried a Desert 20,000 Feet Beneath the Gulf of Mexico…

Climate Kiddies’ Lawsuit: Evidence That Every President Since JFK Ignored Warnings About… Something.

Guest gainsaying by David Middleton From E&E News (which really should be renamed ?&E News because their articles are rarely relevant to energy): WHITE HOUSE Every president since JFK was warned…