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Rapley’s Cogitatum Interruptum: 2071 Transcribed

I’m busy transcribing Rapley’s Royal Court monologue. It’s awful, but in a totally different way to Emmott’s Ten Billion. Rapley delivers his well-turned phrases, each one decorated with curlicues of statistics, in a clear, if rather boring, voice. As I … Continue reading

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Stephen Emmott in Italia: Dieci Miliardi

Googling “stephen emmott” + “ten billion” yields 56,300 results, though no recent articles, as far as I can see, about the book that was published in July in Britain and in early September in the USA by two of the … Continue reading

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Emmott can’t do Sums: Official

Stephen Emmott gave a talk at the Science Museum last night to launch his book, “Ten Billion”. No doubt my harrassment of the guy is bordering on the obsessional; no doubt it seems pretty odd to most normal human beings. … Continue reading

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Ten Billion: The Silence of the Sheep

[This is a summary of all the publicity for Stephen Emmott’s “Ten Billion” that I’ve been able to find. I’ve put all links at the end of the article, for ease of reading] The print edition of Stephen Emmott’s “Ten … Continue reading

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Emmott’s Last Stand

Thanks to my article at http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/07/07/the-thirteen-worst-graphs-in-the-world/ hits on this site went up 20-fold. This is gratifying. Comments are welcome. (Only one insult so far; with someone who can’t spell comparing me to King Cnut, who pretended to be able to … Continue reading

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Stephen Emmott Comes Out

I’ve got a summary of the Emmott story so far at http://wattsupwiththat.com/2013/07/07/the-thirteen-worst-graphs-in-the-world/ Donna Laframboise gave us a great write-up at http://nofrakkingconsensus.com/2013/07/03/more-on-stephen-emmott-author-of-ten-billion/ and Jo Nova has an interesting perceptive take on Emmott’s position at http://joannenova.com.au/2013/07/fake-polite-guys-and-fake-skeptical-scientists-stephen-emmott-tries-it-on/ As always, Donna and Jo manage … Continue reading

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Young Emmott: Foxgoose gives Chase

It was in comments at http://www.bishop-hill.net/blog/2012/8/12/ten-billion.html that Foxgoose first revealed Emmott’s earlier claim to fame as the inventor of the internet surfing microwave oven. http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/168544.stm He has a comment on my last post which is too good to leave there … Continue reading

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The Emmott / Penguin graphs in detail

The graphs can be seen at http://www.buzzfeed.com/lukelewis/13-graphs-that-suggest-the-planet-might-be-totally-screwed and lots of other places by googling “13 Graphs That Suggest The Planet Might Be Totally Screwed”. Here’s a quick summary of the content: The first is World Population from 10,000BC until 2100AD. Reliable … Continue reading

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Ten Billion Reasons why Stephen Emmott should get out a bit more

The media hype for Stephen Emmott’s end of the world Penguin paperback has begun, with a long extract in the Observer at http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/jun/30/population-growth-wipe-out-life-earth plus  an interview with the Observer’s editor at http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jun/30/stephen-emmott-windfarms-not-the-answer and a special offer for cheap tickets to … 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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