Tag Archives: environment

The deadly tornadoes in the South, an early sign of global cooling.

The deadly tornadoes in the South, an early sign of global cooling. The first reaction to the headline might be: You got that wrong, every weather related calamity is the result of global warming caused by manmade actions. To get an answer let us look at an 1100 year history of the North Atlantic. During […]

The Malthusian option: Food or Ethanol? A Limerick with explanation.

When EPA regulates, they are but slobs; No thought what effect it will have on our jobs. (1) You want food? You want fuel? (2) The choice is too cruel. (3) A Malthusian choice, that’s why Mother Earth sobs. (4) (1) (2)TUCSON, Ariz., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — U.S. and European policy to increase production […]

In this age of skyrocketing food prices and shortages, get rid of ethanol as a fuel!

I just checked the price of corn. It is $ 7.82 a bushel. One bushel of corn makes 2.5 gallon of ethanol That makes the feedstock price to make ethanol $3.13 a gallon. Add to that 50 cents to make the stuff and distribute it and the price per gallon is $ 3.63. Since the […]

Nuclear power and earthquakes. How to make it safer and better.

Nuclear power and earthquakes. How to make it safe. The earthquake that hit Japan on March 11 caused enough damage to at least 11 of Japan’s 55 nuclear reactors that they will have to be repaired before power production can resume. Three reactors are so badly damaged that they are releasing short term radioactive gases. […]

Ethanol in your cars or feed a hungry world?

The federal moonshiners outdid themselves For food in the store disappears from the shelves. We stoppped exporting corn To a hungry world’s scorn. We can’t even grow enough corn for ourselves. 40% of our corn crop is being diverted to ethanol production. That means that much less food to feed a hungry world. With drought […]

Bovine emissions a global concern. So says the EPA.

Picture left: The cows are coming home to get milked, well nourished from a healthy grass diet Picture right: Reearch cow from Argentina fitted with a methand collecting backpack. This cow is fed feedlot style. You cannot accuse EPA to be lax It works very hard to propose a fart tax. They are running on […]

CO2, Man’s best friend.

They published a book I can recommend It tells CO2 is our very best friend. The warming is done. Saturated*, we won. Too hard for you warmists to comprehend? The book is called “The many benefits from atmospheric CO2 enrichment.” and can be ordered from: http://www.valeslake.com/bookmart.htm From: http://scienceandpublicpolicy.org/other/benefits_of_co2.html A synopsis can be downloaded in pdf […]

Job Czar Jeffery Immelt conflict of interest: A Limerick.

Obama issues global warming rules in January, gives GE an exemption in February By: Timothey P.Carney, Washington Examiner 02/02/11 4:50 PM Last month, the Obama EPA began enforcing new rulesregulating the greenhouse gas emissions from any new or expanded power plants. This week, the EPA issued its first exemption, Environment & Energy News reports: The […]

Lies, damned lies, Statistics and Climate Forecasting. A song.

It is hard to make predictions – especially about the future (Yogi Berra, Niels Bohr, et al.) The Met Office has caused a storm of controversy after it was revealed their £30million supercomputer designed to predict climate change is one of Britain’s worst polluters. The massive machine – the UK’s most powerful computer with a […]

The truth wears off. Excellent article in the New Yorker.

Here is an excellent article in the New Yorker on why science is subject to the same fallacies as is common to man. An excerpt: The problem of selective reporting is rooted in a fundamental cognitive flaw, which is that we like proving ourselves right and hate being wrong. “It feels good to validate a […]