Thought Piece While visiting the Vatican recently, Governor Jerry Brown suggested that it would OK to “brainwash” the world’s population to make them believe in climate change, during a 40 minute speech. Such certainty and moral certitude is exactly what friend Jason Spiess has been saying about the religion of environmentalism. Another Monsignor of climate cataclysm, [...]
Thought Piece Surely, scientists suing critics and fellow scientists has revealed a huge crack between science and politics. We need to pull back from this new anti-intellectualism surrounding the climate debate. A Litigious Climate Threatens Scientific Norms An energy researcher sues another over a critical paper. It’s the wrong way to resolve [...]
Thought Piece A humble scientist is a wise scientist. Anyone making predictions should heed the words of the great philosopher Casey Stengel: "Don't make prediction especially about the future." This might be a great time to have thorough discussion on climate change, without rancor or name-calling. Let's admit that there are many, many people in the [...]
“Gina McCarthy outlines EPA accomplishments” She Proves EPA-ism Had Become Just Another Immodest, Preachy Religious Type. So Righteous!
Thought Piece [But of course Gina has just taken a position at Harvard and I suspect that her self-righteousness will make her become vocal and visual from time to time. As for writing about her activist agency over the last four years, historians and reporters are much more likely to write about her "accomplishments," clear eyed and all, [...]
“The irreversible momentum of clean energy” by Barack Obama. Subjectivity and immodesty are rarely newsworthy, let alone history.
Thought Piece Dear thoughtful readers, I have chosen the Abraham Lincoln method of writing about matters to which I am close: I waited a couple of days before I published my thoughts. That said, some of you have read a previous editorial comment of mine, "Isn't it horrifying when the major media, universities, environmental media, national [...]