with Peter Sinclair
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Not just the NRA taking a beating among the emerging generation. Turns out young people don’t want their planet to be par-boiled any more than they want to get shot with an AR-15. Who could have known? New York Times: A years-long battle over whether Idaho would require its science teachers to teach about global […]
A lot of comment this week on the new video about Jerry Taylor, formerly a reliable climate “skeptic” voice on Fox News and elsewhere – who turned completely when he actually started looking at the data with an open mind. Turns out that’s not a unique experience. The Physicist: Richard Muller made himself a high […]
A lot of the biggest advances in renewable energy might not be the most obvious. The United States is richly blessed with renewable resources, solar and wind, but a lot of those resources are not in places where the majority of the population lives. Hence transmission lines. Transmission has always been important to generation – […]
Popular Science: Before the measles vaccine existed, 9 out of every 10 kids got the disease before age 15. Two million people died from it every year. It’s easy for most of us to forget that, because we’ve had an effective measles vaccine since 1960. Measles is so infectious that it spreads to 90 percent […]
Something happening here. Rick Gates flips. That will practically force Manafort to flip too in order to save himself. And guess who they will drop the dime on? Hint: he watches a lot of Fox News. https://t.co/GwyEHnHaRs — Max Boot (@MaxBoot) February 23, 2018 I’m pro 2A. Hell, I’m pro gun ownership, but I’ve also […]
What’s the opposite of Wakanda? CPAC, aka “comic-con for conservatives”. Above footage from 2015 gives the flavor. White supremacy and climate denial have always gone together like peas and carrots. I’m one of the few writers to talk about it, but there it is. Are we woke yet? Washington Post: The Conservative Political Action Conference, […]
For Trump, Billions in free Media. For global survival – Bupkis. Media Matters: Sunday news shows in 2017 largely excluded minorities and women, and completely excluded scientists and climate journalists, from discussions about climate change, a Media Matters analysis finds. This exclusion continues a multi-year trend on the shows. Media Matters analyzed guest appearances during […]
If you missed the new video interview with Jerry Taylor, go there now. You’re back? Ok, here’s more from former Cato Institute “climate skeptic” spokesman Jerry Taylor, on how he now engages fellow conservatives on climate. Below, how to bust Republicans out of Climate Denial prison.
“The real opposition is the media. And the way to deal with them is to flood the zone with shit.” — Steve Bannon When my Father used to tell me about Joseph Goebells and the “Big Lie” technique, I viewed it as an historical oddity, not something that could be a serious part of modern […]
Brilliant Twitter thread shows why Uncle Dittohead REALLY does not like it when you pop his Fox News info-bubble. Clearly internal biochemistry and neurotransmitters can be hacked, — it’s what advertisers, flimflammers and religions have done for millennia. But what we are seeing now, supported by networked technology – is next level. MadGrampa on Twitter: […]
Yale Climate Connections: Climate change policy analyst* Jerry Taylor spent more than 25 years earning his well-deserved reputation as the skunk at the picnic of American climate scientists. Taylor – the focus of this month’s “This is Not Cool” video – cut his teeth as an energy and environment savant with the very conservative American […]
Our Energy Plan – Government of South Australia: The State Government has unveiled a plan to roll out a network of at least 50,000 home solar and battery systems across South Australia, working together to form the world’s largest Virtual Power Plant. Beginning with a trial of 1100 Housing Trust properties, a 5kW solar panel […]
Yes, Solar energy in Minnesota is a thing. Mankato Free Press (Minnesota): The piece of land just east of Mankato was prairie for thousands of years. A century and a half ago it was plowed into farmland. Last year it was transformed to a massive solar array. And this spring, the parcel will become a […]
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Reposting Allan Savory’s talk on cattle and climate above. The Weather Channel has profiled ranchers on the American plains trying to replicate his ideas – they say successfully. Not everyone agrees. Weather Channel: To hear Mimi Hillenbrand tell it, American bison are more than just the majestic creatures that once graced the grasslands of the […]