Archives for October, 2007

Three blind elephants

I’m still pondering doom but in the meantime, via Wolfgang via CIP, three blind elephants and a man may amuse.

Tip of the iceberg

I was going to comment on Court challenge for school screening of Gore film but that sort of stuff has been done to death. I have sympathy for the idea that the film is propaganda (though the science is largely correct, see stoat passim), but none for “Although climate change is clearly taking place, there…

Biofuels, again

Another study weighing in against biofuels, this time by Nobel Prize winning Paul Crutzen. Yes, I said that just to wind up Maribo – read his take. I’ve long been skeptical (septical?) of the biofuels stuff, especially corn-based ethanol, which looks more like pork for farmers than a sensible policy. On the conventional view, CBE…

Cool it?

Another unconvincing assualt on Lomborgs new book. I haven’t read the book, so I don’t know whats so terrible about it. But lots of people seem to dislike it. Alanna Mitchell says: Worse still, he fails to take into account three of the characteristics of global climate change that scientists fear will make it so…