Monthly Archives: January 2014

Ehrlich and the ur-IPCC

As I pointed out in the first part of this essay, https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/2014/01/11/origins-of-environmentalism-1/ Ark II by Pirages and Ehrlich is a political tract, concerned with outlining the kind of political system which, according to the authors, must replace the current capitalist system, … Continue reading

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Origins of Environmentalism (2)

The notion of eco-fascism is doing the rounds again, being brought up (surprisingly) by the normally mild-mannered Andrew Montford at http://bishophill.squarespace.com/blog/2014/1/22/exploring-the-fascist-borderline.html Pointman (who I confess I don’t read as often or as closely as I should) is good on the … Continue reading

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Go to climatenuremberg.com/ Do Not Pass Go. Do Not Collect £200

I haven’t looked at my own blog for a week or two. So when I went there, and I found people were still looking in, it was a bit of a surprise. But that’s the internet, a thing that no … Continue reading

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Origins of Environmentalism (1)

In 2012 I had a couple of internet conversations with Cardiff psychologist and green activist Adam Corner. The first one got a lot of publicity, eg at Bishop Hill and Judith Curry’s Climate Etc., largely because it was the first … Continue reading

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Doctor Phillips and Mr Bean

[Updated 11 January. Transcript completed, except for the first three minutes, which were about accusations of racism] There was an article at  Bishop Hill yesterday http://bishophill.squarespace.com/blog/2014/1/8/bean-holds-forth.html about an audio discussion between right wing journalist Melanie Phillips and left wing playwright … Continue reading

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Apocalypso Now

Here’s an article I wrote last year and never posted. It’s for Lewis Deane. Today I posted the latest episode of Apocalypse Close, and wrote the final two chapters.. Apocalypse has come to a Close. I’m now working on the … Continue reading

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April Fool

from http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3403674/ April the first 2014 is the  release date for 10 Billion, a film written by Stephen Emmott, starring Stephen Emmott, and directed by Peter Webber. It’s shot on location in London, and the full cast is: Stephen Emmott, … Continue reading

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