flat earth
Yes, you read that correctly, somebody actually ran a conference in the UK dedicated to the idea of a flat earth. For them I guess Terry Pratchett’s discworld is an encyclopaedia of facts. Michael Marchall, the project director of the Good Thinking Society, decided to take a hit for the team. He […]

Notes from a Flat Earth conference

If you read what I post, (hat tip to all three of you), then you are perhaps aware that there are two topics that tend to dominate my daily scribbling, namely religious belief, and climate change. What is perhaps fascinating to me is the combination of both of these topics […]

How Fossil Fuel Money Made Climate Change Denial the Word of God

fuel economy
This might or might not happen, or might happen but be watered down. The LA Times reports it as follows … EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets that are key to curbing global warming — setting up clash with California The Trump administration is poised to abandon America’s pioneering […]

EPA poised to scrap fuel economy targets – Yikes! – #Climate

Scott Pruitt
If you don’t know who Scott Pruitt is, then simply imagine Trump tracking down the most incompetent corrupt anti-environmental climate-change-denying candidate possible and appointing him to run the US Environmental Protection Agency. You might perhaps consider that to be a politically-motivated exaggeration. Sadly it is not, it is a quite […]

Campaign to boot Scott Pruitt from EPA has been initiated