"He's a snake in the grass, I tell ya guys; he may look dumb but that's just a disguise; he's a mastermind in the ways of espionage." Charlie Daniels, "Uneasy Rider" mises - TT's Lost in Tokyo

The Mises Blog on climate change: a beacon of "dim rhetoric" on a surprisingly successful "Earth Hour" by TokyoTom

The Ludwig von Mises Institute (which kindly hosts these pages!) continues to outdo itself on providing empty climate posts, this time by bringing us a new author, Jason King (completely new to LvMI, and apparently with no prior internet-searchable commentary...

[Update] Climate change lawsuits: Does the difficulty of proving causation mean there is no harm? by TokyoTom

There is a new climate change lawsuit in US courts, this time by the Inuit inhabitants of an Alaskan village that will soon be rendered uninhabitable by the rapid erosion resulting from the year-round pounding of seas that were once frozen; the villagers...

Thanks, Dr. Reisman; or, How I Learned to Hate Enviros and Love Tantrums by TokyoTom

In my recent post, " Escape from Reason: are Austrians conservatives, or neocons, on the environment? ", I noted two recent posts by George Reisman and Sean Corrigan and wondered whether a significant number of LvMI blog authors and commenters...

Escape from Reason: are Austrians conservatives, or neocons, on the environment? by TokyoTom

In their more considerate writings, Austrians have counseled a cool, rational approach to environmental issues. But recent posts lead me to wonder whether a number of LvMI blog authors and commenters prefer hot-headed emotional outbursts and partisan...

Who knows climate science? The Mises Blog! by TokyoTom

[Snark alert; See update at bottom] The Mises "Daily Article" for December 11 presents "Are Carbon Emissions the Cause of Global Warming?" a brief, unfootnoted post by David Evans , a self-acknowledged non-expert (who has once previously...

Sophomoric optimism? by TokyoTom

Jon Bostwick agrees on another post that "Man is clever but not wise ("homo sapiens" is a misnomer)", but further comments (emphasis added): "True. But humanity is wise. Men create cultures, economies and law. "Man's...