Archives for April 12, 2013

I think the primary political framework for climate change denialism is Libertarianism, with a lot of overlap with Tea Partiers, who are essentially Libertarians Without Brains. Libertarians can’t live with the fact that their philosophy guarantees the misery and horrors of climate change so most of them (but not all) exist in full denial. At…

The famous climate scientist James Hansen, author of Storms of my Grandchildren, has just retired from his senior position at NASA. I’ll be the climate science denialists are breathing a sigh of relief to have Hansen, who has been instrumental in developing our current understanding of climate change and who has been repeatedly attacked by…

The Hermit of Maine

Maine is my favorite state. If you’ve not visited then your life is an empty shell and you don’t even know it. But it is also true that I’ve seen and heard some of the strangest things I’ve ever encountered there. So strange I can’t even tell you about it. The story that recently emerge…