Monthly Archives: March 2015

The argument for leaving fossil fuels in the ground is overwhelming

I know I have been a bit slow but, I have now signed the Guardian’s new climate change petition. Indeed, I was – and am – very pleased to see editor-in-chief Alan Rusbridger leading their campaign to phase-out institutional investment … Continue reading

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It could never happen here (could it?)

As reported on the DeSmog blog, in Florida, acceptance of climate science has been equated with mental illness… Barton Bibler is a long-time DEP employee who now serves as Land Management Plan Coordinator in its Division of State Lands. He … Continue reading

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Merchants of Doubt need to do the math

A feature-length documentary, based on the content of the Merchants of Doubt book by Naomi Oreskes and Erik Conway, went on general release at movie theatres in the USA this weekend. As points out, it has already attracted the … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Science, Cognitive Dissonance, Computer Models, Denial, Environment, Fossil Fuels, IPCC, James Delingpole, Merchants of Doubt, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 5 Comments