Summary: 2017 has been a good year for news about climate change. Here is more good news, courtesy of the Dutch government. This should be headline news, but it ruins the narrative! Pass it on, for there is too little good news these days. "Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning … Continue reading Good news about CO2 emissions. Progress to a better world.
Summary: Yesterday's post looked at the rise of dystopias in modern film, discussing what this reveals about America. In keeping with the trademark optimism of the FM website, today we look at the opposite - inspirational films about humanity working together to build a better future. It tells us something important. Just as we looked at … Continue reading The horrifying list of inspirational films about humanity building a better future
Summary: Now that the alarmists have had their day trumpeting the IPCC's worst case scenario (it's unlikely and becoming more so), let's look at their best case scenario (hidden by journalists). The risk probabilities are asymmetric: the good news is more likely than the bad news. This is inspirational, telling people that we can make … Continue reading The IPCC gives us good news about climate change, but we don’t listen
Summary: Among the fear barrages of the past 50 years, "running out of resources" has been the most persistent. Here is why we won't run out of minerals. As for other kinds of resources, that is a more complex story for another day. The history of America since WWII has been a succession fear barrages … Continue reading Good news: here’s why we won’t run out of minerals (including oil)
Summary: A key piece of the doomsters' climate change destroys the world story is that fossil fuel use continues to increase -- especially coal, which becomes the world's top fuel in the second half of the 21st Century (as it was in the late 19thC). Here Stratfor adds to the evidence that this is not … Continue reading Stratfor gives us good news, showing when renewables will replace fossil fuels