Category Archives: Weirdos

2071: It’s the End of the World Again

After the success of Stephen Emmott’s “Ten Billion” in 2012, Director Katie Mitchell is bringing a new play about climate change to the Royal Court, opening on November 5th at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs. It’s by Duncan Macmillan and Chris … Continue reading

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Diogenes on Robert Brulle

Last April Diogenes left a comment at https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/2014/04/22/recursive-fury-a-summary/ which was unfortunately trapped in WordPress’s censorship machine, which is activated as soon as you make more than two links. It’s interesting, and I shall be coming back to Robert Brulle in … Continue reading

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Looser Screws than Lew’s

Just as I was planning on dropping blogging and going back to a normal life watching ballet on my new big screen computer and drawing sexy super-heroines, Lewandowsky’s “Recursive Fury” paper gets retracted and I’ve been busy commenting and networking … Continue reading

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Development Strategies Out of the Ark: (Alex Cull)

(guest article by Alex Cull) It’s something we’ve become used to hearing from the sustainability merchants. The WWF, for instance, tell us that if everyone in the world lived as we do in the UK we’d need three planets instead … Continue reading

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The Four Hoarse Men of the Apocalypse: The Hoody, the Diplomat, the Biologist and the Millionaire

There have been a lot of calls following the IPCC’s Fifth Assessment Report – sometimes veiled, sometimes open –  for clmate sceptics to be banned or ignored. The LA Times has actually instituted such a policy on its letters page, … Continue reading

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Carry On Up the Amazon

I have this idea that the prime movers of our civilisation who are in the process of transforming Western society into a zombie power, a source of wonderment and entertainment for the future rulers of the planet in Asia and … Continue reading

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John Ashton: Just Another Jerk in the Circle

John Ashton has an article in the Guardian today, 2nd October, http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/oct/01/bbc-betrayed-values-carter-scorn-ipcc in which he tells the BBC whom it can and can’t interview, describing the interview it accorded Australian climate sceptic Bob Carter as: “throwing .. a piece of … Continue reading

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Sally Loves Big Brother

There’s an article in the New Statesman, under the standard photo of smoke (i.e. steam) billowing out of a power station chimney against a skyline of wind turbines  at http://www.newstatesman.com/business/2013/08/why-greens-should-love-big-brother entitled “Why Greens should love Big Brother” by Sally Uren … Continue reading

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Where Are They Now? (1) Franny Armstrong

SH in a comment at my last post on Emmott https://geoffchambers.wordpress.com/2013/05/27/emmotts-ten-billion-the-film-of-the-book-of-the-play-of-the-computer-model-of-the-end-of-the-world/ pointed me to a post by Franny Armstrong , of 10:10 and the famous “Splattergate” film at http://www.spannerfilms.net/news/Weve_passed_400ppm_now_what She ends a doomfilled post about the concentration of carbon dioxide … Continue reading

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Ehrlich’s Zombie Blog

[This article replaces one which I put up last night when I was rather drunk, and which had the stupid title  “Ehrlich: Fascist”. (Do other bloggers write when they’re half cut? It’s very tempting, since blogging is a kind of … Continue reading

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