Climate Change and Capitalism

From munkdebates.com Be it resolved: ending climate change requires the end of capitalism as we know it Guests: George MonbiotAndrew McAfee About this episode The UN deadline of achieving net zero global emissions by 2050 is becoming an increasingly unrealistic goal as many countries fail to impose drastic measures to combat rising emissions. Some believe…

Friday Funny – modeling double feature

Josh of cartoonsbyjosh.com writes: There is a wonderful George Monbiot article here… http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/georgemonbiot/2012/jan/26/weather-forecasters-daily-mail …on how the Daily Mail hired ‘Positive Weather Solutions’, a bunch of models,  to do their weather forecasting for them… very funny. But it is the kind of Climate Modelling that I think we can all approve of …

IPCC declares itself exempt from FOIA laws

From Bishop Hill, such a short story that it is difficult to excerpt, and given the importance, and the continuation reference to the story I broke on WUWT, I don’t think he’ll mind if I repost in entirety. He writes: Richard Tol reports from the IPCC WGII lead author meeting in San Francisco: …the IPCC…

George Monbiot's denial fantasy tweet

UPDATE: About an hour after this story was posted, Monbiot backs down, see below. – Anthony =========================================== Sheesh, can’t these people read? I find the timing of this more than coincidental. George Monbiot tweets: Secret funding of climate change deniers exposed again: bit.ly/m6Yjlp. Key issue here is that interests never declared. Soon and Balliunas 2003:…

The new US Postal service green stamps – no mention of global warming, climate change, or carbon – but they do want us to turn off our lights "forever"

The first thing I thought of when I heard about  the new US Postal Service “green stamps” was this logo at right. I suppose I’ve dated myself identifying this, but I can’t help it. For the baby boomer generation, S&H Green Stamps are as familiar a logo as Coca-Cola and the always entertaining roadside Burma-shave…

Pielke Jr: Joe Romm Lies

Dr. Roger Pielke writes in with an update: [UPDATE 5/7: Joe Romm offers 3,300 wacky words in response to this short post. Crazy. Anyway, the simple response is, did Gore remove the slide I called him out on for using?  Answer: Yes.  Game, set, match.  For those many readers here for the first time (thanks…