Category Archives: carbon

Texas Battle Cry: Remember the Windmills

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Texas gets 23% of its energy from windmills. J.R. Ewing must be spinning in his grave. He’s probably trying to generate some heat. The windmills don’t. They’re frozen.

Texans are freezing without power, but remember the Alamo! Texans will stay and fight to the end. All except Senator Ted Cruz that is. He lit out for Cancun.

John Kerry Baffled Workers Unhappy with Job Loss

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Climate Czar John Kerry was Baffled when President Biden killed the Keystone Pipeline. Again. He was surprised that the pipeline workers weren’t thrilled to learn new careers in the solar panel business.

At least he didn’t tell them to learn to code.

Climate Fire

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When wild fires destroyed the town of Paradise, California Governor Jerry Brown blamed climate change. For the past few weeks Paris has been burning and French President Macron can blame the climate too. The French revolted against a carbon taxed aimed at reducing France’s .4% share of global warming caused by cars.

The €8 billion tax bite comes on top of a 9% unemployment rate. The peasants are pissed.

And so far it’s peasants 1, president 0. Macron backed down and delayed the tax.

Nuke Global Warming

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Time’s running out according the latest government climate change report. The Fourth National Climate Assessment says global warming will shrink the economy 10% by the end of the century.

But Bjorn Lomborg says it’s not all that bad. His worst case scenario would only cause a 5% hit to the economy.

Deadly Global Warming

Oh wait, that’s not the real worst case scenario. In 2017 the Daily Mail said there’s a 5% chance climate change will kill every last one of us by 2021.

Anyway, it seems like people who take these reports seriously might also take nuclear power seriously as a solution. This Scientific American article says we can nuke our way out of global warming.

War on Coal

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Trump ended Obama’s war on coal, as promised. Come to think of it, I don’t know why Obama declared the war in the first place. Or why Hillary signed on for it. The natural gas industry went to war against coal for them. Gas is cheap, clean, and – despite President Obama’s efforts – plentiful.

So, looks like a rout.