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Goodbye to All That

I intend to give this blog a rest for several months. I may be back before the Paris conference in December. (I may be back tomorrow if something gets me going, but that’s not my intention). I may drop the … Continue reading

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Mortality and Climate Change

It’s commonplace to observe that climate catastrophism has many of the characteristics of an apocalyptic religion or doomsday cult. I’ve noted the weirdness of the authors of the Macmillan / Rapley epic “2071” – how Macmillan began an interview by … Continue reading

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Rapley Redux

From: http://www.royalcourttheatre.com/whats-on/2071 DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND THE ACCLAIMED 2071 RETURNS TO JERWOOD THEATRE DOWNSTAIRS FOR THREE SHOWS ONLY – 23 & 24 JANUARY 2015. Writer Duncan Macmillan has been talking to one of the world’s most influential Climate Scientists Chris … Continue reading

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My Thing with the Royal Court

I’ve just replied to the Royal Court’s executive producer. I promise I’ll keep the discussion polite from now on. Thanks to those who have offered their advice, and to Barry Woods and Paul Matthews who alerted me to a tweet … Continue reading

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My Thing with Caroline Lucas

I just received a mail from someone called Caroline Lucas. She said: Today is the final day of Left Foot Forward’s year end fundraising appeal. And a match funder will double your money – if you give right now. We … Continue reading

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Flanders & Swann: The First Law of Cultural Dynamics

I’m not at all sure that my recent article in French at Skyfall.fr has had the desired effect. It may take hundreds of years to create the necessary cultural liaisons by natural means, whereas if you pass by the official … Continue reading

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Learn French the Climatosceptique Way.

I’ve got an article in French up at http://www.skyfall.fr/?p=1384 It’s a brief summary of the sceptical blogosphere in Britain. I tried to get the maximum number of names in, and apologise in advance to those I forgot. It’s been quite … Continue reading

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Graun Does Research

Many thanks to Paul Matthews for this (emphasis added): s:

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Carry On Up The Greasy Pole with Climb-It Science

Responding to Climate Change is a highly active activist blog with lots of informative articles by experts from around the world. It aims to do what Guardian Environment did in its heyday, (before Hickman and Monbiot deserted the sinking ship, … Continue reading

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The Conversation

The Conversation is a website where academics comment on their areas of expertise and which has recently extended its reach from Australia and the UK to the USA. It’s a form of vanity publishing for university lecturers who would rather … Continue reading

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