California Importing More Foreign Oil… Because Climate Change!

Guest “Too fracking funny!” by David Middleton CAUSE AND EFFECT: FOREIGN OIL IMPORTS CONTINUE TO GROW AS CALIFORNIA DENIES NEW FRACKING PERMITSBY William Allison Jul. 14, 2021 Citing the need…

Rick Perry Was Right…

Guest “Only Nixon could go to China” by David Middleton Rick Perry once wanted to abolish the Energy Department. Trump picked him to run it.By Brad Plumer Updated Dec 13,…

Flying Cars Will be Racist, “Undermine Democracy” and Finish Off the Environment

Guest “I couldn’t make this sort of schist up if I was trying” by David Middleton From Enviromarxism Central… Flying Cars Will Undermine Democracy and the EnvironmentBy Kevin DeGood May…

2021: The Year Oil Stocks Clobber Renewables?

Guest “Now that’s funny, right there” by David Middleton Feb 24, 2021 – Energy & EnvironmentOil stocks are destroying clean energy in 2021 after years of lagging behind Dion Rabouin,…

Nancy Pelosi: “Mother Earth is angry”… A 9/11 non sequitur

Guest “How many non sequiturs can fit in two paragraphs?” by David Middleton Non sequitur? Definition of non sequitur 1: an inference (see INFERENCE sense 1) that does not follow from the premises (see PREMISE entry 1 sense…

“Who Needs Geoscientists?” – Ask a stupid question…

Guest “who needs PhD’s?” by David Middleton Mrs. Middleton sent me this little gem… Who Needs Geoscientists?Mike Simmons, Andy Davies, Andy W. Hill and Mike StephensonThe evolving role of geoscience…

Could EV’s be used to “hack” the 2020 election?

Guest “I hope so” by David Middleton This is fracking hilarious… POWER TRIPHow electric vehicles could be used to hack the 2020 electionBy Justin Rohrlich December 11, 2019 When former…

Elephants: The Solution to Climate Change!

Guest “you couldn’t make this sort of schist up if you tried” by David Middleton From the American Association of Science of America [1]… Hungry elephants fight climate change one…

Mark Z. Jacobson: “oil, gas, and coal companies are killing many of the 22,000 remaining polar bears”…

Guest Ayeuhhh???? by David Middleton Meanwhile, oil, gas, and coal companies are killing many of the 22,000 remaining polar bears by melting the ice and destroying habitat, yet get away…

“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…

Solar Powered Bitcoin Mining: Fake power for fake mining of fake gold?

Guest “you gotta be kidding me” by David Middleton Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining Could Be a Very Profitable Business Model Tam Hunt outlines the compelling economics for using solar to supply…

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…

Fossil Fuel Divestment: “A really futile and stupid gesture” according to Yale-educated climate activists.

Guest skewering by David Middleton Yale’s Endowment Won’t Divest from Fossil Fuels. Here’s Why That’s Wrong. JENNIFER STOCK & GEREMY SCHULICK MARCH 8, 2019 Two climate activists and Yale alumni…

HuffPost: The Dumbest #ExxonKnew Article… EVAH!

Guest ridiculing by David Middleton Hat tip to Clyde Spencer Exxon’s Climate Denial Set To Face First Public Scrutiny As Legal Woes Mount Alexander C. Kaufman HuffPost•March 19, 2019 It’s…

The DIY Nonsense Detector Kit: How to differentiate science from psychobabble.

Guest humor by David Middleton I ran across this interesting article on Real Clear Science today: Is That Science? The Wide World of Science Jamie Hale October 24, 2018 Science…

Junk Lawsuits: The People v Climate Change… Climate Change wins in a landslide.

Guest cross examination by David Middleton THE PEOPLE V. CLIMATE CHANGE ‘Biggest case on the planet’ pits kids vs. climate change A pioneering lawsuit against the U.S. government won the…

“Kids Say the Darndest Things”… Because Climate Change

Who else remembers this TV show? One of today’s Real Clear Energy headlines, wholly unrelated to energy, made me think of Kids Say the Darndest Things… Saudi Arabia’s Oil Price Sweet…

CNN Opinion Piece: “If Trump and GOP don’t understand climate change, they don’t deserve public office”… Wrong on every level.

Guest rebuttal by David Middleton From the Climatariat News Network’s Non Sequitur Department: If Trump and GOP don’t understand climate change, they don’t deserve public office By Jill Filipovic Tue…

Saudi Aramco CEO: “it will be decades before” EV’s “shoulder a significant percentage of the energy mix.”

And why it won’t matter when they do… Guest mockery by David Middleton CEO of world’s largest oil company says it will be ‘decades’ before electric cars become real threat…

Plastic is so cool! "Plastic chunks on Arctic ice show how far pollution has spread." Ohhhhhh noooooooo!!!

Guest ridicule by David Middleton The Grauniad: The gift that keeps on giving! A British-led expedition has discovered sizeable chunks of polystyrene lying on remote frozen ice floes in the…