Friday, January 25, 2013

Letter to the Climate Shrinks » Climate Resistance
The recruitment of headshrinkers to a political campaign is a far more concerning phenomenon than people living in ‘denial’ of ‘the reality of climate change’. Your guests would rather construct elaborate theories about the pathology of climate sceptics than speak to them. Thus, their theories stand as a demonstration of only what is happening inside their own heads, rather than in society at large. This in turn speaks about the nature of environmental politics and the anti-democratic tendency of environmentalism.
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: Settled science: New paper finds were winds come from
A paper published today in Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics finds that condensation and evaporation merit attention as major, if previously overlooked, factors in driving atmospheric dynamics [including winds].
THE HOCKEY SCHTICK: New paper finds sea levels in Uruguay have been falling for 6000 years
A paper published today in Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology finds sea levels in Uruguay have been decreasing for the past 6,000 years. According to the authors, "the sea level was above the present level approximately 6000 yr BP [before the present] and has been declining since then."
Each electric car could add costs of $2000 per year for “our” electricity network « JoNova
The best thing about electric vehicles is that in Australia, almost no one buys them. We have 15 million cars on the road, and in 2011 only 49 new cars were electric. That’s nearly one new one each week…

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