You’re Gonna Wanna Watch That Last 20 Seconds Over Again

EarthFirst Mourning Loss of a Tree – Crying & Screaming Curtsy: Vanderleun, Sane and thoughtful people upon viewing this quite naturally say, “Get me a gun. No, the bigger one.”

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They Must Not Be Running This On TV

An ad that so far seems to be avoiding the pre-Superbowl kerfufflage: Curtsy: RC2′s Google Reader.

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“Nice Continent. Pity About the Africans.”

This is long, but engrossing: New Yorker – The Hunted Did American conservationists in Africa go too far? by Jeffrey Goldberg It follows the story of a husband/wife pair of American grad students turned conservationists who moved to Botswana and then Zambia and got involved in fighting illegal ivory poachers. The first half quotes much […]

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China: Just In Time For Earth Day

Telegraph – Australia to prosecute over Chinese ship’s Barrier Reef shortcut Those responsible for a Chinese ship that crashed on an illegal route at the Great Barrier Reef, leaking tonnes of oil, will be prosecuted, Australia said on Sunday. It’s a good thing a couple people turned their lightbulbs off the other day. Cuz, you […]

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As Westerners Turn Out Their Lights So They Can’t See…

…And other ironically delivered lines about environmentalist efforts these days. Globe and Mail – China denies responsibility for shrinking Mekong River Vital waterway at its lowest level in nearly 20 years; originates in Tibet and is the lifeblood for 65 million people in Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam Oh hurrah! “The building and […]

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Remember the Yellow River Dolphin?

This is how they tried to save the Yellow River Dolphin: “Jiangsu province Changshu City Fluorine Chemical industry land sewage treatment plant (江苏省常熟市氟化学工业园污水处理厂) was responsible for collection and processing of the industrial sewage. However they did not, the sewage pipe was extended 1500 meters under the Yangtze River and releasing the sewage there. 2009 June […]

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The I’m Sick Link Dump of February, 2010

SO MUCH but so little energy… On Unions and how to deal with them: Corner – State of the Nation, by John Derbyshire This headline brightened up my breakfast: Unionized Rhode Island Teachers Refuse To Work 25 Minutes More Per Day, So Town Fires All Of Them Yeee-HAH! The teachers at the high school make […]

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Absolutely the Funniest Item of the Day CCXXIX

A little Super Bowl ads warm-up: Audi 2010 Green Car Super Bowl Commercial I love Audi. And yes, that is the car I want.

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Glaciers and Rain Forests and Politicians Gathering On Top Of Mount Flipping Everest, Oh My!

The Globe & Mail – The great global warming collapse As the science scandals keep coming, the air has gone out of the climate-change movement, by Margaret Wente The impetus for the Copenhagen conference was that the science makes it imperative for us to act. But even if that were true – and even if […]

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Australian Climate Skeptic Speaking Tour Correspondent Brett McS Reporting!

I’m just giving up now. There was no way I was going to get anything done today and tomorrow I get to go on a quick 2-night trip home! Woohoo! So for today’s post, as all you ninmates are doubtless aware, Lord Monckton is on tour in Australia and Aussie Brett McS was on the […]

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The Mystery of the Missing Weather Stations

Send in Nancy Drew! Telegraph Blogs – Climategate goes American: NOAA, GISS and the mystery of the vanishing weather stations For those who haven’t seen it, here’s a link to US weatherman John Coleman’s magisterial demolition of the Great AGW Scam. I particularly recommend part 4 because that’s the one with all the meat. It […]

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Monckty Rides to Australia!

And Australian Climate Skeptic Speaking Tour Correspondent Brett McS will be on the scene! Climate Change and Global Warming Australian Tour details Lord Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley, Scottish Peer, former advisor to Margaret Thatcher, and International Business Consultant Professor Ian Plimer – School of Earth and Environmental Sciences at the University of […]

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Monckty Rides Again!

This is amazing. takes notes Watts Up With That – Climate change: proposed personal briefing A letter sent from: The Viscount Monckton of Brenchley 1 January 2010 His Excellency Mr. Kevin Rudd, Prime Minister, Commonwealth of Australia. Prime Minister, He even addresses his letters well. Your speech mentioned my remarks about the proposal for world […]

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Climate Change Plan B: Act Now and Save!

I’ve had this open for weeks and it’s starting to affect my conscience. And Safari performance. WSJ – Time for a Climate Change Plan B The U.S. president is in deep denial. By Nigel Lawson

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My Mini Copenhagen

First, curtsies to RC2: New Geography (reprinted from Forbes) – THE GREEN MOVEMENT’S PEOPLE PROBLEM, by Joel Kotkin The movement needs to break with the deep-seated misanthropy that dominates green politics and has brought it to this woeful state. Its leaders have defined our species as everything from a “cancer” to the “AIDs of the […]

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