Monthly Archives: January 2013

Apocalypse Close: chapter 10: Metamorphosis of a Moonbat

The Story so far: George Moonbat, investigative journalist and erstwhile green activist, is made to see the folly of his ways by his Guardian colleagues, whose efforts to subvert the environmental movement by ridiculing it from within finally seem to … Continue reading

Posted in Apocalypse Close | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Extinction: (guest post by Alex Cull)

In “Ten Billion” Stephen Emmott refers at least once to a dramatic increase in the pace at which species are becoming extinct, mentioning “a rate one thousand times faster than the normal evolutionary rate as we consume the planet’s resources” … Continue reading

Posted in Stephen Emmott | Tagged , , , , , , | 11 Comments

Great Works of English Literature (2): “The Hockey Stick Illusion” (or: Bad Smell of the Melodystick Ballgamepole Songline)

I’m a big fan of Chinese rap music, of which more in a moment. But first: I was going to do a review of Andrew Montford’s book, which I read at Christmas. But then I lent it to my daughter’s … Continue reading

Posted in France Italy & the rest, Weirdos | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

An Inconvenient Truth – The Opera

[It’s not just the consensus scientists, the committed environmentalists, the journalists in search of the catastrophic headline, the government in search of tax receipts, and the businessmen hoping to make a quick government-subsidised buck. Global warming hysteria is an ideology … Continue reading

Posted in France Italy & the rest, Weirdos | Tagged , , , , , | 9 Comments

Ehrlich’s Endarkenment, Emmott’s Ten Billion, and the War in Mali

[I can’t get the graph to work. Follow the link for a similar one] Professor Ehrlich and Professor Emmott are quite right. World population is likely to increase from its current 7 billion to about 9.5 billion in 2050 and … Continue reading

Posted in France Italy & the rest, Sociology of Climate Change, Stephen Emmott | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

UKYCC: Tracking down the Poznan Ten

My mother always said this would happen. You start off visiting odd blogs, chatting with strangers, and you end up stalking young women on the internet. Some people point me to Agenda 21, Bilderberg, the 1001 club – the sinister … Continue reading

Posted in Phantom Bodies & Zombie Blogs, Sociology of Climate Change | Tagged | 28 Comments

Blue Screen of Death and the Woodcraft Folk

I went commenting at Delingpole’s yesterday, in a cynical attempt to raise my hit rate. I always feel like a member of the ineffectual Ankh Morpork Watch over there, stepping into a tavern brawl between Trolls and Dwarves and trying … Continue reading

Posted in Phantom Bodies & Zombie Blogs, Sociology of Climate Change, Weirdos | Tagged , , , | 21 Comments