Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

Al Gore As Inquisitor

“to abstain completely from teaching or defending this doctrine and opinion or from discussing it… to abandon completely… the opinion that the sun stands still at the center of the world and the earth moves, and henceforth not to hold, teach, or defend it in any way whatever, either orally or in writing.” -The Inquisition’s injunction […]


Global Warming Back In The News Tuesday President Obama announces steps to address global warming. The Economist, a magazine which has heretofore been an advocate of drastic action, suggests that less convincing evidence of rising temperatures may make political acceptance of new initiatives a tough sell. Cohn does his best to affirm that the urgent […]

Want To Save The Planet? Grow The Economy!

I don’t write as often as I should about global climate control as I view most of the movement as a cynical effort to impose an economy killing philosophy on those who can least afford it. I feel somewhat obliged tonight to pass on a couple of truly incisive opinions. The first I am shamelessly […]

Obama Gets Tough On Lightbulbs

I guess this goes under the heading of leaving no stone unturned but if I were President Obama I would have let someone else make this announcement. President Obama announced tougher energy efficiency requirements for certain types of fluorescent and incandescent lighting on Monday, the latest step in the administration’s push to cut the country’s […]

Cow Eructations Threaten The Planet

There is little redeeming value in this post save for the introduction of a neat new word into your vocabulary. The word is eructation. The definition of that word from the Merriam-Webster online dictionary is: an act or instance of belching.   I introduce that word to you as it was contained in an article about […]