Category Archives: global warming

That was the week that was…

…used to be a satirical TV show in sixties Britain. My week was also like an intense reality show, although I’ve yet to see the funny side. This afternoon I took a nap out of sheer exhaustion. Life in the … Continue reading

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$10,000 from Exxon? No sweat!…

…Are you a climate scientist? ExxonMobil, who recently reported profits of $39.5 billion (the largest ever in American corporate history) is offering $10,000 if you are prepared to deny that global warming is happening. They give $1.6 million to the … Continue reading

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Britain’s prime minister spends Christmas in number 10…

…in order to show an example in these times of climate change. The decision to stay in the country and thus produce less CO2 was welcomed by environmental activists as sending out the right signal. That of course was the … Continue reading

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Not so eco avatars…

…as everyone rushes to get a second life someone has done the math on the energy consumption involved. According to Celsias an avatar consumes about the same amount of energy as a Brasilian. Not forgetting that the human couch potato … Continue reading

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Planting trees in Klobikau…

…is all the rage at the moment as the former East German town becomes the recipient of British carbon sinners largesse. Udo Wurzel, 60, is the mayor of Mücheln, a small city in the Geisel valley south of the eastern … Continue reading

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Exxon and the climate change denial industry…

…They made $10 billion in three months and are major funders of skeptical research into climate change. The world’s largest company by revenue seems to take little interest in the future of life on this planet. At a time when … Continue reading

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Lord Rees makes global warming plea…

…Lord Rees, the President of the Royal Society has made a plea for more investment by government into tackling global warming. Whether anyone will listen to his words is a moot point. We seem to be living in a state … Continue reading

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