Daily Archives: December 22, 2019
From Quilette Published on April 5, 2018 written by Keir Watson User Mohib Ebrahim notes that this article is an outstanding and thorough article that soundly and roundly dismantles the standard change-farming-to-save-the-planet alarmism, such as that cited in our recent post, here: I. Lies, Damn Lies, and Statistics Meat, we are told, is bad for […] […]
High carbon footprint families identified by sweets and restaurant food, not higher meat consumption — Watts Up With That?
University of Sheffield Families with high carbon footprints consume two to three times more sweets and alcohol than those with low footprints Study by experts in Sheffield and Kyoto, Japan, found meat consumption explained less than 10 per cent of difference in carbon footprints Researchers recommend carbon taxes on sweets and alcohol Families with higher… über […]
Guest essay by Jim Steele, Director emeritus Sierra Nevada Field Campus, San Francisco State University. David Attenborough was my favorite wildlife cinematographer and each year I fed my students numerous clips to make biology and ecology come alive. Researching the plight of the polar bears, I began to worry that “my hero” had decided to […] […]
Polar bear cubs play on the thin ice that supposedly threatens them with extinction — Watts Up With That?
From Polar Bear Science Posted on December 21, 2019 | This video tweet deserves a post of its own: two relatively inexperienced cubs-of-the-year in Russia deliberately break through thin ice, fall into the icy water and crawl back out – over and over again, for fun, as their mother watches in the background. Play is… über […]