Eco-links (week of 4/1/2012)

by james on March 31, 2012

in Eco-links

So sorry – We really don’t want to control every aspect of your life. We have no choice. It is just that to keep you safe, because you are so irresponsible and infantile in your thinking, and because the world is such a dangerous place, and because we are so clever (much more than you), […]

Climate Thugs – From the Chronicle of Higher Education, an insight into the rough tactics of environmentalism’s most excitable followers. But resistance is not futile! UK faces green agenda backlash as energy prices rise – The British government faces a public backlash against its green energy agenda as consumers are unwilling to spend more on […]

      Video from CNN shows the March 2011 tsunami crashing into Fukushima nuclear site. Another site, at Scientific American, gives facts and figures regarding this disaster. And below is a simulation from NOAA, showing the propagation of the tsunami from its source. The response by the  dark green environmentalist crowd  to this horrific […]

War on Coal

by james on March 29, 2011

in Eco-links, Environmental

(Chris Horner) Although usual suspects are now saying that the chain of events leading to Japan’s nuclear crisis is simply proof that we need to now rule out the last energy source that works, in terms of providing the necessary, base-load power required to run a modern society, it actually proves the opposite. With nuclear […]

Pray for Japan

by james on March 19, 2011

in General

Thank the Lord the death toll is incredibly low. One could easily imagine millions perished in this disaster, but as of today 6,539 were killed in the disasters, mainly in the tsunami.

This volcano, and some others that I hope to blog on, erupted shortly after the 9.0 quake shattered Japan. The 1,421-metre (4,689-feet) Shinmoedake volcano in the Kirishima range saw its first major eruption for 52 years in January. There had not been any major activity at the site since March 1.

Today the largest earthquake in its history struck Japan. A magnitude 9.1 quake struck at 38.322 lat., 142.369 lon., with a focus 24.4 km beneath the ground, making this the fourth largest recorded earthquake in history. It occurred off the east coast of the island of Honshu. The USGS provides a list of the earthquake […]