Category Archives: Climate

Not with a whimper, but with a bang

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How Man’s Effect On Nature Will Change Your Life

Further musings on the absurd antics of the dominant extant species on the only life-bearing planet known to said species. Continue reading

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Fooled by familiarity

I’ve long had a fascination with illusion. The subject of change blindness excites me; it impacts upon many aspects of existence. A thread on Learning from Dogs the other day reminded me again of this phenomenon. An understanding of how … Continue reading

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Poles apart

May I please have five minutes (and 31 seconds)* of your time? With many thanks to Peter Sinclair, I offer two video clips he’s recently presented on his blog Climate Denial Crock of the Week that reveal what’s unfolding on … Continue reading

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Are we ready for 2015?

I’m not sorry for sounding somewhat melodramatic, here: what we face is nothing less than the archetypical existential threat. You may well dismiss me as ‘alarmist’: but if you were in a crowded theatre and you were to hear me … Continue reading

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Skeptics: Stop Calling Deniers “Skeptics”

Originally posted on Climate Denial Crock of the Week:
As climate denial goes the way of snake oil and table tipping, real Skeptics would like the media to please stop sullying their good name. Skeptical Inquirer: Prominent scientists, science communicators,…

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Capitalism vs The Climate

I believe myself to be a realist. I have no doubt that many who know me would scoff at this, having long ago slotted me firmly in the ‘pessimist’ pigeonhole. Nevertheless, my weeks of late seem to be full of … Continue reading

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This changes everything

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This all starts with you and me…

… and it ends with us, too — one way or another. Who’s Gonna Stand Up Protect the wild, tomorrow’s child. Protect the land from the greed of man. Take up the dams! Stand up to oil! Protect the plants, … Continue reading

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The march of progress: ONWARD!

My silence here of late is largely due to the distressing feeling that not only is humanity heading, in lockstep, in entirely the wrong direction; we’re changing pace from a jog to a trot, chivvied along by blinkered politicos whose … Continue reading

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