ThinkOrSwim on Twitter"Confused about global warming "slowing down"? Here are 4 charts that cut right through the bull... http://t.co/Ackz26KwXb""@swimsure Fair point; I think there's something to be considered in how we accept - or reject - messaging that clashes with beliefs"""Reason many Americans still refuse to believe it is religious fundamentalism - immune to science & reason" http://t.co/71FmvFrI08""Climate change is a highly ideological issue and it is not amenable to the information deficit model..." http://t.co/82r63ofGhF"
Monthly Archives: December 2010
News comes through this morning via John Gormley and Ciaran Cuffe that the Climate Change Response Bill has at last been published. A public consultation period on the Bill is to run until January 28th next, with a view to … Continue reading
Oisin Coghlan of FOE tweeted earlier today from Dáil Eireann: “Carbon Budget. 4 Green TDs and all 3 senators in chamber/gallery. Phil Hogan for FG. 0 FF, 0 Lab, nobody else yet. Oh, and no journalists.” Yes, climate change may … Continue reading
My article, below, as it appears in today’s Irish Times: OPINION: The thaw is on (apparently); can this year’s two extreme cold snaps be linked to wider climate change? AS 2010 draws to a close, globally it will enter the … Continue reading
It’s now more than a year since the European Court of Justice condemned Ireland for its dysfunctional approach to waste water treatment at some 500,000 premises across the State. While work is underway to address the judgment, it will now … Continue reading
The Irish Independent this morning has a useful full-page piece by Ed Power in its ‘Weekend Review’ section on the extreme cold spell. He canvassed three perspectives, and I find myself, not for the first time, somewhat at odds with … Continue reading
Debate on COP 16 in Cancún has been muted at best. The IIEA research and design teams have prepared a simple info-gram which illustartes the negotiation positions of the seven key actors, including their commitments, priorities and respective emissions as they enter … Continue reading