Category Archives: Denial

President Trump should avoid taking tea with strangers

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Is this ‘Game Over’ for climate change mitigation?

Last January, I posted It’s ‘Game Over’ for Fossil Fuels because… “I’d really like to think oil companies will soon admit the game is up: The extraction of fossil fuels is going to become increasingly financially uneconomic and socially unacceptable.” However, … Continue reading

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Troubling times indeed

This mini-post has been prompted by a recent post on LearningFromDogs.com, entitled Troubling Times. I often wish I were not so well-informed because, whereas power without knowledge is very dangerous, knowledge without power is very frustrating. However, as Leonardo Di … Continue reading

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We do indeed live in interesting times

A giant effigy of Donald Trump holding Hillary Clinton’s head to be burned at Lewes bonfire night festival.* Image: Tony Kershaw/SWNS.com “May you live in interesting times” – it is an ancient Chinese curse. Victoria Coren-Mitchell summarised the situation well … Continue reading

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‘Climate Inaction Figures’ campaign to combat Anti-Science Absurdity Posted on July 22, 2016

With my thanks to DeSmog Blog for alerting me to this. http://www.desmogblog.com/2016/07/19/climate-inaction-figures-campaign-launches-combat-anti-science-absurdity No prizes for guessing who would feature prominently if such a campaign were to be launched here.

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AGU continues complicit support for Merchants of Doubt

This is not surprising given the AGU’s failure to discipline Richard Lindzen for academic misconduct, hypocrisy, and the denegration of fellow AGU members, but, as reported via DeSmogBlog recently: Scientists are being asked to boycott the next major meeting of … Continue reading

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It’s ‘Game Over’ for Fossil Fuels

I’d really like to think oil companies will soon admit the game is up: The extraction of fossil fuels is going to become increasingly financially uneconomic and socially unacceptable. After all, it is almost 4 months since Mark Carney said … Continue reading

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