Monthly Archives: February 2010

Let’s Test Climate ‘Science’ With Real Science

Remember the one about Indonesian peat fires? How the large scale peat fires in 1997 contributed carbon dioxide in amounts up to 40% of a typical year’s global carbon output? Do you recall that the very next year, 1998, is … Continue reading

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Mainstream Lunacy

Yesterday morning, Kiran Chetry and some pretty-boy on CNN Morning expressed their shock and horror at the day’s Big Story: the death of a Sea World trainer at the hands flukes of a killer whale. Huh? Why do you think … Continue reading

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This is the Gaian People’s Republic of Boulder. Welcome.

The city of Boulder, CO is superlative in many ways: It is one of the most educated, most affluent, most liberal and most environmentally conscious cities around. According to an article in a recent Wall Street Journal, though, Boulder is … Continue reading

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Bill Nye, the ‘Science’ Guy on Global Warming and Patriotism

“Bill Nye, the Science Guy” made some outrageously offensive and ill-informed statements Wednesday night on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show, going so far as to apply the word “unpatriotic” to those who don’t share his faith in the Church of Climate … Continue reading

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Phishing for Carbon Credits

If you invent a new currency, don’t be surprised when the scammers and counterfeiters show up. Especially when your currency is itself a scam. Hackers Steal Millions in Carbon Credits The hackers launched a targeted phishing attack against employees of … Continue reading

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DHS: Fossil Fuels and Climate Change are ‘National Threats’

On February 1, Janet Napolitano’s Department of Homeland Security released a 108-page report to Congress, the Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Report. Subtitled “A Strategic Framework for a Secure Homeland”, a quick glance at the report left me questioning whether the … Continue reading

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Obama’s Energy Tax Will Even Tax Strippers

The President’s proposed 2011 Budget has tax-raising bulls-eye squarely on every demagogue’s favorite target, “BIG OIL”. Nobody likes Big Oil, right? They’re the Shells, the Exxons and the BPs who keep jacking up gasoline prices, right? WRONG. Regardless of what … Continue reading

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