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A fork in the road – James Hansen

On the grounds that it’s too important not to repeat (and because it’s all too easy to not follow hyperlinks), I offer you the recent words of Dr James E Hansen, written in response to yet more nonsense penned by a … Continue reading

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The endless stupidity of humans

With thanks to Martin for saving me the trouble of composing a blog post :) [edit 26Feb2018: dammit! Looks like that post has gone walkies. Maybe I should change the title to ‘The endless stupidity of computer systems’…]

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An Arctic for all mankind

I feel ironically compelled to use electricity copy-typing words printed on a fragment of a dead tree I received from Greenpeace a while ago, thus generating more carbon dioxide… ‘We want to claim the Arctic region for all mankind’ Throughout … Continue reading

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There is no more cheap oil – deal with it

A series of tweets today suddenly reminded me of the scenes towards the end of Apollo 13. The critically damaged spacecraft hurtles towards home; inside, the three astronauts huddle, shivering, watching the world getting awfully big in Odyssey’s window. In the … Continue reading

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