Editorial Rants

No Vision, No Leadership: Neil DeGrasse Tyson on the Failure of Congress

A colleague posted the following video over on Cleantechnica.com, and I think it deserves reposting here as well. While not directly related to energy, climate, and sustainability, astrophysicist Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s comments on the utter lack of vision for the future speaks to the abandonment of many – if not most – of our leaders in Congress to the the principles responsible leadership. Instead of …

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Who needs reality TV when we have Fukushima?

Curiosity is so curious. We need more of it

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Remember Fukushima? I know – that was so two months ago. After all I am much more interested in the fact Mila Kunis speaks Russian. Or that Bradley Cooper speaks French. Or how Snooki from the Jersey Shore got her name. Or the lady who gave birth to a baby and …

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Pay No Attention to the Heat Wave Behind the Curtain

Curiosity is so curious. We need more of it

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Is it me or is it hot out there? Yikes. No place seems safe, especially in the US. Record temps and warnings all these last two weeks in case you haven’t noticed – for those of you living in caves or on a rapidly melting ice cap. The scope of the …

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Christopher Monckton is No Lord – Get Used to It

"Lord" Monckton - seen here tripping over his own ego

His officious, bumptious, arrogant demeanor makes Christopher Monckton one of the most easily recognizable climate cranks in the industry (and perhaps, in a sad, unintentional sort of way, one of the most humorous). Currently on tour in Australia demonstrating his non-scientist scientific prowess on climate, Monckton reminded ABC Sydney’s Adam Spencer that it’s Lord Christopher Monckton to the likes of you and me. When pressed by …

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Musings of a Malcontent: Ashes to Ashes, Dust to Dust. Let’s Go Swimming!

Curiosity is so curious. We need more of it

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Well I think I have seen it all. As a species we embody creativity, innovation and experimentation. There are a multitude of great ideas to support the planet and keep us here for a great long time. It really is amazing. Just as amazing is how ill-advised some ideas are – …

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Musings of a Malcontent: EXXON ROCKS!

Curiosity is so curious. We need more of it

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash Yes, I am going out on a limb and making sure I REPRESENT. (Sorry – channeling the hood there for a second) As you all likely know by this point, on Friday July 1st an Exxon pipeline running under the Yellowstone River in Montana burst, causing a huge swath of oil …

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Musings of a Malcontent: Zombies and the Human Condition

Curiosity is so curious. We need more of it

Musings of a Malcontent – Posting #2 “Musings of a Malcontent” is a new weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash I realize a little clarification might be helpful going forward. From the trusted Oxford English Dictionary: malcontent Noun – a person who is dissatisfied and rebellious. Adjective – dissatisfied and complaining or rebellious. What’s funny is that I am usually a positive, calm …

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