Taking science by the throat...
Equity Isn’t Just Ethical, It’s Stupid
Or, The latest Covid insights from former CDC Director Tom Frieden . I may have tweaked his headline just a little; but it is a common erro...
More weird shit from Mann
My earlier post refers. Today's outrage is Tech's 'Inactivism' on Climate Policy is a Big Problem . The arguement - they ...
City of New York v Chevron Corp, again
Big win for common sense: New York City Loses Appeal Seeking to Hold Oil Firms Liable “Global Warming” say the Watties (but don't worr...
AKA Solar Radiation Management (SRM) and the new NAS report . I think Michael Mann has a typical response: don't touch it with a barg...
Warren vows to fight against being heckled by snotty tweets
Elizabeth Warren vows to " fight to break up Big Tech so you’re not powerful enough to heckle senators with snotty tweets ". Serio...
A Bankruptcy Judge Lets Blackjewel Shed Coal Mine Responsibilities in a Case With National Implications
From InsideClimateNews : The Blackjewel coal mining company can walk away from cleaning up and reclaiming coal mines covered by more than 3...
Tom asked about " Doughnut Economics "; I'm very tempted to just reach for the W-word, but since he was also kind enough to ...
Global 'elite' will need to slash high-carbon lifestyles?
Climate change: Global 'elite' will need to slash high-carbon lifestyles sayeth Aunty; or World's richest 1% cause double CO2...
Coronavirus days: Happy Anniversary
My first wildly exciting Coronavirus post wasn't; and don't expect this special anniversary edition to be any more exciting. But i...
More wank about science as a social construct
Every now and again there is a minor flare-up in the "science is a social construct" war 1 . Real Scientists, of course, ignore t...
Shamima Begum cannot return to UK, Supreme Court rules
Not the real supreme court, of course, just the UK one. From the Beeb : It did not give the home secretary's assessment the respect whi...
Another one bites the dust: Rush Limbaugh, from lung cancer, which is surely how he'd have wanted to go. Not everyone is sad; Emily &quo...
The Tyranny of Merit?
The Tyranny of Merit or What’s Become of the Common Good? is a book by Michael J. Sandel. You will without doubt find people speaking kind...
EU carbon price soars to record highs
The price of carbon in Europe has soared to a fresh record high near €38 a tonne, with prices adding more than 13 per cent over the past tw...
The dim and distant history of global warming: sea ice betting
People routinely spout nonsense, but are somewhat more reluctant to dribble actual money away. So offering to bet against people spouting n...
Coronavirus days: how's my vaccinating?
Vaccine rollout begins, but I notice a curious lack of numeracy, or so it seems. Sometimes numbers are reported, sometimes vague deadlines ...
All this fuss over one dickhead
I think the DailyMash called this right: All this fuss over one dickhead : THE world cannot believe that all this fuss is being caused ove...
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