A Possible Tipping Point for Ireland

Changes to ocean circulations and colder weather ahead?


Idling engines make the devil’s work

They can harm and kill, and for no good reason.


1 Jul 2020

A broad and deep climate action plan that is not centered on carbon pricing?

Yep, it’s possible, and American enviros seem to think they have such a plan


1 Jun 2020

Hey, Let’s Get Together and Form a Government in Ireland

OK, as long as we do not have to commit to any actual actions!


1 May 2020

Dealing with Coronavirus and Climate Breakdown

Anything to be learned?


1 Apr 2020

Juliana v. United States: A Disappointing Result

But with a lesson to be learned: we need to focus on the rhetoric of remedies, not causes


1 Feb 2020

Climate Action for Others

Oh, yeh, for us too: music concerts, internet, and online shopping with home delivery


1 Jan 2020


The dark side of environmentalism


1 Sep 2019

Tick Tock. Tick Tock.

What happens when the climate clock runs out?


1 Aug 2019

Fossil fuel interests supporting carbon taxes?

Watch for the wolf in sheep’s clothing


1 Jul 2019

Climate Change Linguistic Tipping Point

How we talk about climate change is shifting


1 Jun 2019

Is abstaining from eating meat on Mondays a mortal sin?

Yes it is, if you follow the church of the Irish Farmers’ Association


1 May 2019

The ruckus over the Democrat’s Green New Deal

Linking climate change with economic inequality


1 Mar 2019

Attacking the Irish Government’s abysmal National Mitigation Plan

The Friends of the Irish Environment eNGO raises the stakes in court


1 Feb 2019

What’s With the Yellow Vest Protests in France Against a Diesel Fuel Tax

A Push Back on Carbon Pricing, or Something Else?


1 Jan 2019

The Dark Side of Nuclear

It’s “clean” energy but when it goes wrong, it goes very wrong


1 Dec 2018

Even more dire reports from the IPCC about devastating effects of climate change

Great news for the Trump administration! WTF?


27 Oct 2018

The toxic legacy of air pollution

The risks to brains and babies


1 Oct 2018

The false choice of mitigation vs adaptation

It’s a dangerous dilemma for the indigenous Sami of Sweden and their reindeer


1 Sep 2018

Watch for sheep dressed in oil cloth. They can be slippery.

That’s what proposals for carbon tax can sometimes feel like.


1 Aug 2018