News about the Environment:
- ‘Climate Activists Step Up Calls for Imprisoning Climate Realists,” says Anthony Watts on ClimateRealism.com.
- “Optimism, whether toward the pandemic or global warming, is viewed as a conservative, pro-Trump position. Now more than ever, political polarization makes it hard to have a rational argument about scientific issues.” So writes John Horgan in Scientific American, in a wide-ranging review of Michael Shellenberger’s new book, Apocalypse Never.
- Failed Crescent Dunes (Nevada) solar project goes bankrupt; can’t pay the $737 million it owes Department of Energy, so DOE will get back $200, swallow $597 million in the Las Vegas Review-Journal. HT-Myron Ebell.