Tag Archives: environment

Wind farms and warming, tilting at windmills, a limerick.


Wind farms can cause climate change, according to new research, that shows for the first time the new technology is already pushing up temperatures. Usually at night the air closer to the ground becomes colder when the sun goes down and the earth cools. But on huge wind farms the motion of the turbines mixes […]

The Keystone XL pipeline decision: A view from Canada. Rebuttal from the Obama campaign.


From our neigbor in the North comes this unbiased opinion about the Keystone XL pipeline decision. Here is the other side of the story, given to you by your friendly Obama/Biden 2012 campaign:

Obama and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Keystone XL pipeline decision.


The Obama administration announced Nov. 10 it would delay a politically explosive decision on the proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline until after the 2012 elections. Congress corrected this dithering by forcing Obama to make a decision one way or another. He chose not to build it. This decision was bad on so many levels […]

The cause of Climate Change is still up in the air.


The cause of Climate Change is still up in the air. Sherlock Holmes: “It is a capital mistake to theorize before one has data. Insensibly one begins to twist facts to suit theories instead of theories to suit facts”. From: “Scandal in Bohemia” A. Conan Doyle. The first Earth Day in Philadelphia 1970, April 22 […]

The electric car. Is it good or bad Karma?


The electric car. Is it good or bad Karma? Boy are we advancing in leaps and bounds: Here is the Roberts electric car, built 1896. It gets 40 miles to the charge. 116 years later, how far have we come in battery development? Most electricity is produced by burning coal. Much peak electricity is produced […]

A Climate skeptic’s epiphany response.


A Climate skeptic’s epiphany response. Eugene Robinson of the Washington Post started his op-ed with the sentence: “For the clueless or cynical diehards who deny global warming it is getting awfully cold out there”. Yes, indeed. It is getting cold alright. Robinson quoted Richard Muller, a true scientist, as having said “Global warming is real”. […]

Ban inhalers to save the environment? FDA and EPA gone mad.


Sep 22 2011 FDA: Over-the-counter asthma inhalers containing chloroflouorocarbons (CFCs) will no longer be made or sold after Dec. 31, 2011 Users of Primatene Mist will need a prescription product to treat their asthma. Asthma accounts for one-quarter of all emergency room visits in the U.S. each year, with 2 million emergency room visits. Each […]

The truth about rats and lemmings.


The truth about rats and lemmings. Everybody have heard about lemming years, when a large number of lemmings follow each other over a cliff, falls down into the sea below and drown. Political analogies abound, and so this has become common knowledge: That’s what lemmings do. But why? By the way, this is a lemming […]

Thank you, Obama. The sea levels are decreasing.


In a campaign speech Jun 2 2008, in all humility candidate Obama said this: The journey will be difficult. The road will be long. I face this challenge with profound humility, and knowledge of my own limitations. But I also face it with limitless faith in the capacity of the American people. Because if we […]

Sarah Palin annouces her candidacy at Bob & Marks show. A dream.


This is my dream of how Sarah should announce her run for President. She will, as promised announce it on Bob & Mark’s radio show (KWHL, Anchorage, Alaska, 106.5) at 5 in the morning before going off to jury duty. There she will announce that her formal announcement will be from the North Slope. The […]