Author Archives: Russ Steele

About Russ Steele

Freelance writer and climate change blogger. Russ spent twenty years in the Air Force as a navigator specializing in electronics warfare and digital systems. After his service he was employed for sixteen years as concept developer for TRW, an aerospace and automotive company, and then was CEO of a non-profit Internet provider for 18 months. Russ's articles have appeared in Comstock's Business, Capitol Journal, Trailer Life, Monitoring Times, and Idaho Magazine.

Earth Hour: Just Virtue-Signaling

Recommended post by Anthony Watts at WUWT Earth Hour: A Dissent by Ross McKitrick   In 2009 I was asked by a journalist for my thoughts on the importance of Earth Hour. Here is my response. I abhor Earth Hour. … Continue reading

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Californians think climate change is happening but that it won’t hurt them, survey finds | The Sacramento Bee

Californians are more likely to believe that global warming is happening than residents of nearly every other state – but that doesn’t mean all Californians agree about it. Belief that global warming is real ranges from around 65 percent in … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #85: Centennial Reservoir Project EIS

I sent to the following to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in response to their request for comments on the Proposed Centennial Reservoir Project EIS, SPK–2016–00030 I was born in Nevada County in 1938, and a have lived there … Continue reading

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Green Screen Review # 24: Tech Giants Moving In

The BI Intelligence, Business Insider, attended the Mobile World Congress, the mobile industry’s largest global gathering. Here are some of their insights to the evolving VR and AR markets. The virtual reality (VR) market is expanding and improving. While the … Continue reading

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Green Screen Review: How America Gave Up on Change

Harvard Business Review interviewed Tyler Cowen about his latest book, on how America has given up on change. “In his last book, economist Tyler Cowen wrote about how machine intelligence could change the world. In his new book, The Complacent … Continue reading

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Where Will You Be On August 21, 2017?

Millions of Americans will witness the moon moving in between the Earth and the sun to create a total solar eclipse. The 67-mile wide path of the moon’s umbral shadow will begin in the northern Pacific and cross the U.S. … Continue reading

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California Drought Report #84: “End-Time Cultism” Calamity

David Cole, writing at Taki’s Magazine. This is a shorter segment of a longer article HERE. If spending is the equivalent of prayer to a leftist, “climate change” is the equivalent of Christian “end-time” cultism. Let me share with you … Continue reading

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