Polls about climate change point to a dark truth

30th anniversary

Summary: As we approach the 30th anniversary of the climate change campaign in America, let's examine the results -- and see why so much money and effort has been expended for so little result. Let's learn to do better. The 30th anniversary of the climate change campaign On 23 June 1988 Dr. James Hansen of … Continue reading Polls about climate change point to a dark truth

Japan refuses to die, soon to become a 21st century star

Japan: setting sun

Summary: Japan continues to prosper, defying the doomsters' forecasts. Is this a delay of their end times, or the taxing down the runway before lift-off? Japan is in some ways further into the future than the rest of the world. We should watch and learn from them.   Since Japan's long crash began in 1989, … Continue reading Japan refuses to die, soon to become a 21st century star

So many of our hit films show dystopias. This shows how we’ve changed.

Summary: America's "can do" optimists have been replaced by a people who love visions of dystopias, and is governed by fears. Look at our hit films, mirrors of our true selves, to see this change. It explains why the reform of America has stalled, and what to watch to see when its time has come. … Continue reading So many of our hit films show dystopias. This shows how we’ve changed.

We love scary stories. The reason why reveals a secret about America.

Janet Leigh in "Psycho"

Summary: A new chapter has begun in the climate wars. The reason why reveals secret things about America. Things which we must know if we are to steer America to a safe and prosperous future. "I want doomster news stories in this newspaper, and plenty of them!" This week a new phase in the climate … Continue reading We love scary stories. The reason why reveals a secret about America.

Focusing on worst case climate futures doesn’t work. It shouldn’t work.

Climate Change Choices

Summary: After 30 years of failure to gain support of the US public for massive public policy measures to fight climate change, climate activists now double down on the tactics that have failed them for so long. This post explains why it will not work. Nor should it. Instead they should trust the IPCC and … Continue reading Focusing on worst case climate futures doesn’t work. It shouldn’t work.