Agriculture

Higher CO2 Concentrations Will Feed A Billion More People

Higher CO2 Concentrations Will Feed A Billion More People

Ed Caryl today presents the latest of his essays. This one on CO2 and plant growth. ========================================== What Should We Do About CO2 Emissions? By Ed Caryl So, what should we do about CO2 emissions? The answer is: nothing. The evidence that Co2 is harmful, that it is raising the earth’s temperature dramatically, has been largely […]

Die Zeit’s Slovenly Climate Journalism – How They Totally Botched The Story Of The Missing Wheat

What follows is the story of how editors at renowned German weekly Die Zeit completely botched the translation of English text passages to German, thus making their German story completely erroneous, and far more sensational. Climate change threatens the global supply of noodles, Die Zeit claims. Source: www.kaltesonne.de ================================================ Embarrassing translation blunders in climate-alarm article […]

New German Film Blasts Green Climate Movement…”Climate Protection = Environmental Crimes”

This week’s print edition of FOCUS includes an interview with the producer of a new environmental film to be shown in German cinemas beginning in January: Climate Crimes – Environmental crimes in the name of climate protection. It will premiere soon in Vienna. Here’s the trailer (in German): The pictures tell the story… If you […]

German Green Pols Forget Their Biofuels Implementation – Now Propose Powering Society With “Herbal Fuels”

Food prices have been in the headlines lately, with more than enough stories blaming the crop shortages on climate change. That’s what the German greens would like to have us believe. Today, with huge swaths of land being covered and devoured by industrial-scale biofuels agriculture and food prices rapidly climbing to politically dangerous levels, the greens […]

Michael Miersch

News Magazine FOCUS Reveals German Green Movement’s Very Brown Roots

 If you ever wondered why people in the Green Movement often seem to take on an air of arrogance, condescending superiority, to be masterful at propaganda, spiteful of human population, preoccupied with lebensraum, intolerant of other views and just plain bossy, journalists Michael Miersch and David Harnasch tell us what is probably behind it. It turns out that […]

Adding To The Concert Of Alarms: Water Consumption And Food Wastage

Adding To The Concert Of Alarms: Water Consumption And Food Wastage

Nuclear meltdown, acid rain, ocean acidification, sea level rise, famine, obesity, drought, megastorms, floods, extreme weather, rain-forest destruction, species extinction… These are just some of the bogus scares the UN and activists use to keep the masses in a state of panic. The more, the better. Hardly a day goes by without the media fretting about […]

Government Now Spoon-Feeds Helpless, Incompetent Danes

I know some Danes are not going to like my tone here, but too bad. Why is it the government needs to tell you how to eat?Have you never learned? As long as you full grown Danes are unable to feed yourselves, then you deserve all the ridicule the rest of the world can muster. […]

Nestlé CEO: Biofuels Have “Returned Hundreds Of Millions Back To Extreme Poverty”

German online daily DIE WELT reports here on how Nestlé CEO Peter Brabeck-Letmathe says that the farming of biofuels dramatically exacerbates global hunger. Nestlé is the world’s largest food conglomerate. Hat-tip: oekowatch.org. Recently a truly lame-brain study (later debunked here) was published claiming that global warming caused war. It would be advisable for the incompetent authors of […]

Callous Der Spiegel: Organic Food Business More Important Than The Lives Of Millions Of Africans

Our friend Rudolf Kipp at the German Science Skeptical site here has a shocking report on a callous Der Spiegel piece that appeared yesterday. I’ve translated Rudolf’s report in English with his permission. =================================================== Organic Foods Are Killing – This Time in Africa by Rudolf Kipp Children are dying in Africa – just so that German organic food […]

Deaths: Organic Food Deaths 29 – Fukushima 0

Here’s a mix of various news stories in Germany. 1. E. Coli epidemic in Germany (and handling with gloves) Journalist Michael Miersch reports on the double standard in reporting the organic food catastrophe in Germany. Since E. coli bacteria infected the supply of food and so creating Germany’s worst food outbreak and scare in decades, the […]

Germany’s Biogas Bhopal? Deadly E. Coli “House-Made” Says Expert

UPDATE:  Healthy green organic farms may be the source! Hat-tip DirkH. and here: Police raid organic farm ========================================= The German Die Welt online here reports that veterinary and medical experts are now saying that biogas plants may be the source of the lethal E. coli bacteria now running rampant through Germany. Although the disaster is nowhere the […]

Cats Leave Biggest Carbon Paw-Print Among House Pets, Study Finds

Cats are really bad for the climate, according to a new study. And so the next time it rains “cats and dogs”, you’ll know know who to blame. H/t: oekowatch.org. German daily Bild, which has more readers than the WSJ, USA Today and NYT combined,  reports that cats leave huge carbon paw-prints and so make […]

Deadly E-Coli Bacteria Spreading And Bringing Death To Germany – Suspected To Originate From Organic Farming

Instead of utopia and paradise, Germany’s green dreams are delivering an ecological nightmare, turning the country into a toxic cesspool of lethal man-made biocides: botulism and now E-coli bacteria. Millions of consumers are now at risk. A few days ago I wrote about how biogas plants are producing and distributing deadly botulism throughout Germany and how a thousand […]

German “Green” Biogas Plants Producing Deadly Botulism – “Could Be Catastrophic To Wildlife”

German sporting and dog magazine Wild und Hund reports that thousands of domestic and wild animals are falling ill from tainted waste from green “climate-friendly” biogas plants, which is then used as an agricultural fertilizer in fields. Hat tip: Dirk Maxeiner here (in a commentary titled: “Gross negligence in green”). Wild und Hund has put out a press release […]

Green Master Plans Turn Out To Be Mean Disaster Plans

Dogmatism is a dangerous thing – especially when dealing with economics and when it attempts to dictate markets. Some examples follow below. 1.) EU climate policy leads to more CO2 emissions German blog Oekowatch writes about a press release from the German Association of Energy and Power Economics (VIK), which concludes that ever stricter EU climate policies […]

Climate Science On African Agriculture – When The Cock Crows

Boy I’ll tell you-  climate science is getting more and more convincing with every passing day. Remember how we were always told that climate change would impact poor Africa the most…and negatively? The German language Die Presse has an online report called: Warming: Will Africa starve or flourish? It’s about the PNAS 28.2 paper just out, […]

German FOCUS Magazine: Facts Show Planet Much Better Today

How many times has the demise of the planet or humanity been predicted? How many charlatans have passed through the revolving doors of history? You’d need the resources of the Census Bureau to tally that up. A couple of days ago I presented yet another such prediction from a scientist at the Potsdam Institute For Climate Impact […]

Warning: Smoking, And The Climate Change It Causes, Can Cause A Slow And Painful Death

Don’t be surprised if someday soon cigarette manufacturers are required to modify their warning labels. At the online Handelsblatt (Germany’s version of the Financial Times), Michael Kuhndt of the Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production gGmbH replies to a reader’s inquiry on how smoking impacts climate change. Read here. This is all part […]

Farmers Save The Planet From Global Warming

Stanford researchers dispel the belief that high yield agriculture, with its intensive use of fuel-guzzling machinery and chemical fertilisers, emits huge amounts of “dangerous” greenhouse gases. Read here.High yield agriculture has resulted in a savings of the equivalent of 590 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide. The Stanford news release writes: – The yield improvements […]

As Governments Bedwet Over AGW, World Faces Potential Food Catastrophe

      While world governments bedwet over a fantasized climate catastrophe taking place 100 years out, mankind could be facing a potential catastrophic food shortage. A worthhile read (see link below).       The disease is Ug99, a virulent strain of black stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis), discovered in Uganda in 1999, threatens the world’s wheat supply. Read […]