Author Archives: Tony Kinsella
Sobering Questions from the Island Mountain
Most media attention on the eruption of the volcano under Eyjafjallajökull (or the island-mountain glacier in Icelandic) has understandably focused on how its ash plume plays havoc with modern air transport. The deeper lessons, including evidence of yet another extinct … Continue reading
Posted in Global Warming Tagged aviation, European Rail, Iceland Volcano, rail 2 Comments
Argument versus Proselytising: Developing and defending a rational debate on energy and survival.
The debate on climate change faces a number of inherent handicaps. Human nature is perhaps the most important. At our best, we deal reasonably well with the present and the immediate future. If next Christmas seems remote, our abilities to … Continue reading
Posted in Energy, Global Warming, Sceptics, Sustainability Tagged Climategate, CRU, denial, Energy, Peak Oil 3 Comments