by Einar Du Rietz In the never ending debate on what really triggered WWI, an interesting observation is that August 1914 was one of the warmest months in Europe, during the last century. With no AC, politicians simply went bananas. Naturally, the underlying factors were multiple; trigger happy, sometimes very old, politicians and officers, negligence to [...]
CARLO STAGNARO In George Orwell’s masterpiece, 1984, one slogan of the party dominating Britain was: “Ignorance Is Strength.” It actually meant that the ignorance of the people is the strength of the government: if people do not know things, or do not have the information to make informed decisions, they are like subjects, not free citizens. Something [...]
by Einar Du Rietz When I was a kid, we were told that pollution was the worst threat to the world. This pollution was also supposed to be caused by greedy capitalists. The absolute environmental catastrophes behind the iron curtain were yet to be witnessed. And all resources would end. According to the figures I [...]
by Einar Du Rietz Yesterday, I witnessed a courageous team save lives by clearing the roof tops from snow and ice. There has already been casualties this year, caused by falling ice, so I regard these fellows as the heroes of the season. It took – skilled and expensive – manpower, but heavy equipment, including a lift [...]
Damian Carrington of The Guardian saw the shootings in Tucson Arizona as a ripe opportunity to score points in the global warming debate, even going so far as to label those he disagrees with “climate Nazis‘ which apparently includes CFACT’s Climate Depot. It now appears that just as any weather event, hot, cold, extreme, or [...]
As Britain suffers through its third straight harsh winter, a British watchdog group is calling for an inquiry into the failed recent long-range weather forecasts of the British Meteorological Office. DENNIS AVERY The Met Office has long one of the leading promoters of man-made warming fears and therefore has tended to see warming around every [...]
Click to read in the New York Times A Constructive Approach on Energy?
Click to Read at NYT: ‘Stop Energy Poverty.’ Great Slogan, So How?
Einar Du Rietz, reads an interesting article with a new angle on wind power and the EU The EU Structural Funds are enormous. Maybe they contribute to something good, but mostly – slightly admitted by everyone in the game – they are a feast for vested interests. One of the pet projects for the distributors [...]