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It's About Energy, Not Climate

The EnvironmentPhilosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

Blog04/23/2007

The environmental movement has been doing its utmost to sabotage energy production since the 1960s, long before it was able to latch onto the prospect of global warming. Its opposition to atomic power has nothing to do with global warming, nor does its opposition to the construction of dams to...

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Environmentalists Hit Bottom

The Environment

Blog04/23/2007

Somehow I doubt that Sheryl Crow is going to make much headway with her suggestion that people limit the amount of toilet paper they use, in order to save tress.

Why is it that these environmentalists can never think...

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Hysteria and hysterics

The EnvironmentMedia and Culture

Blog04/19/2007

In conjunction with the DVD release of the BBC's series, "Planet Earth: The Complete Series," AOL is currently offering a short quiz and a video contest.

Hysteria first: The 10-question quiz "Planet...

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The Socialist Tree Calculation

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog04/19/2007

While the headline of a recent New York Times article employs a subjectivist notion of value, "Maybe Only God Can Make a Tree, but Only People Can Put a...

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Killing two birds with one stone

The EnvironmentMoney and BanksMoney and Banking

Blog04/08/2007

The two birds: My wife's desire for additional landscaping; and, your carbon guilt. It's really simple. You go to The CarbonNeutral Company website and calculate...

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Global Warming: Environmentalism's Threat of Hell on Earth

The EnvironmentCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog03/16/2007

It is customary for old-fashioned religion to threaten those whose way of life is not to its satisfaction, with the prospect of hell in the afterlife. Substitute for the afterlife, life on earth in centuries to come, and it is possible to see that environmentalism and the rest of the left are...

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Global Warming Is Not a Threat But the Environmentalist Response to It Is

The EnvironmentCalculation and KnowledgeInterventionism

Blog03/12/2007

The UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change recently released the summary of its latest, forthcoming report on global warming. It's most trumpeted finding is that the existence of global warming is now "unequivocal."

Although such anecdotal evidence as January'...

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Deniers at large!

The EnvironmentCalculation and Knowledge

Blog02/19/2007

Giving the lie once more to the canard that ALL scientists (at least, all those not in the pay of Big Oil) share the IPCC orthodoxy, here is a very impressive review of the case for a solar mechanism.Though a highly technical...

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Human Action in Niger

EducationThe EnvironmentMedia and Culture

Blog02/14/2007

As detailed here, no expensive and ill-used, Western aid, no high tech inputs, no government planning, no Malthusian doom — just a simple tale of human ingenuity, incentivised...

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