Daily Archives: November 3, 2018

Hans Rosling and the magic washing machine (2010)


Not even unions can stop women choosing work-life balance over equal earnings @women_nz @JulieAnneGenter

From https://scholar.harvard.edu/bolotnyy/publications/why-do-women-earn-less-men-evidence-bus-and-train-operators-job-market-paper HT Marginal Revolution

The paper itself cannot be downloaded but clearly suggest they are detailed evidence on the work choices down to people nominating to rosters and taking up their roster nomination as a bus or train driver. This paper is therefore the only rival the Uber paper that found a zero gender pay gap once work-life balance choices were accounted for by women.

.@JustSpeak didn’t know only 20 people in prison for drug use in NZ

From https://www.justspeak.org.nz/ourwork/justspeak-briefing-to-incoming-ministers which footnotes a Cato Institute publication instead of New Zealand correction statistics.

CHINA To Phase Out ‘Renewable’ Subsidies, Continue To Build Coal Plants


CHINA coal boom - CLIMATISM IER China Expected to Phase Out Renewable Subsidies, Continue to Build Coal Plants – IER

“We get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s the only reason to build them. They don’t make sense without the tax credit.” – Warren Buffett

“Suggesting that renewables will let us phase rapidly off fossil fuels in the United States, China, India, or the world as a whole is almost the equivalent of believing in the Easter Bunny and Tooth Fairy.” – James Hansen (The Godfather of global warming alarmism and former NASA climate chief)

Renewable energy technologies simply won’t work; we need a fundamentally different approach.” – Top Google engineers


CHINA’S greenwashing exercise and heavily subsidised unreliables (wind/solar) experiment is coming to a grinding halt.

THE central planners in the red state know only too well that you cannot power a growing economy on…

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THE ARCTIC : Ground Zero For Anthropogenic Hubris And Climate Change Hysteria


Polar Bears + Bertrand Russel.png

CLIMATE change alarmists conveniently ‘deny’ the existence of the 1970’s “global cooling” scare because such panic, a mere 40 years ago, threatens the legitimacy of the current “global warming” scare.

HOWEVER, climate experts and government agencies of the day were indeed warning of impending climate doom and that we must take immediate “action” to avoid catastrophe.

SOUND familiar?

WARMING alarmists rebut the 1970’s global cooling scare with claims that the phenomenon wasn’t “peer-reviewed” or that a “consensus” of “97%” of “scientists” didn’t agree. However, it doesn’t take Einstein to realise that the fashionable eco-scare of the day was indeed very real…


IN 1976 the CIA warned the cooling climate would bring – “drought, starvation, social unrest and political upheaval” :

CIA 1974 Global Cooling.jpg21 Jul 1976 – C.I.A. WARNING – Trove

From a correspondent in Washington

MAJOR world climate changes were under way that would cause economic and political upheavals “almost beyond comprehension”, an internal report of…

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