Dark side of the Moonbeam

California Governor Jerry Brown: Never underestimate the coercive power of the central state in the service of good.Or evil, Governor Brown, you oh so Superior Man.Meanwhile, California Climate Policies Chilling Housing Growth.And, Can California Be Saved? I know which way I'd bet.Copyright 2005-2019

The climate for free speech

Last Tuesday Mark Steyn appeared before Senator Ted Cruz's sub-committee on Space, Science and Competitiveness. The topic was climate change. Steyn's observations are well worth your time to read, and don't neglect the videos. I particularly enjoyed watching Senator Ed "Marquis" Markey being reminded he isn't, in fact, nobility. While you are at Steyn's site,… Continue reading The climate for free speech

Ecclesiastic Economics

Global bishops call for 'complete decarbonisation' by 2050Bishops launched a global appeal Monday for a break-through at upcoming Paris climate talks, including a "complete decarbonisation" of the world's economy and more help for poor countries battling the effects of climate change.They propose eliminating 95% of reliable energy in 35 years. What we will depend on… Continue reading Ecclesiastic Economics

Funding the immanentization of CAGW

I’m not sure when we accepted the idea that government funding is non-ideological, even apolitical. But, today, when an idea is discredited because of its funding source it’s almost always the evil corporation(s) said to be at fault. It’s the Koch brothers or George Soros taking the heat. When government funds something that proves to… Continue reading Funding the immanentization of CAGW

Nuking Consumers Energy

I offered my support to Consumers Energy if they would get on with building nuclear plants and get rid of windmills. This is the most obvious way to rapidly reduce CO2 emissions. Those afraid of "climate change" should be all in. Warm mongers who oppose nuclear power simply aren't serious about CO2 reduction.But don't take… Continue reading Nuking Consumers Energy