Viareggio Carnival 2020 Novelties, Greta as Dorothy

The world’s most famous and most gigantic allegorical floats are about to parade for six times from 1 to 25 February on the seafront esplanade for the Carnival of Viareggio, seaside resort on Tuscany’s northern coast, as they’ve been doing every year for over 140 years. Why allegorical? You may as well ask. An allegory […]

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Venice Snow, Global Warming Blamed in Any Weather

In Venice in the last few days it has been snowing. They will probably blame it on global warming, as they have previously done with the floods. In fact, heavy snow and deadly cold have in the past been blamed on global warming. Interestingly, 10-15 years ago the believers in global warming also believed in […]

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Greta Thunberg Made Poster Child of Venice “Global Warming” Floods

The photoshopped image of teenager “climate activist” Greta Thunberg displaying an impatient attitude over the waters of flooded Venice, with the caption: “I told you”, has been widely circulating on Twitter. The implication, since the Swedish girl is particularly energetic (to the point of sacrificing school attendance) in the “fight against global warming”, as she […]

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Venice 1966 Record Flood Seen as Sign of Imminent Glaciation

Different times, different, indeed opposing, fashionable environmentalist explanations of the same phenomenon, according to the varying paradigms of the Green movement and its mouthpieces prevailing at the moment and shifting from one to the other, with little evidence to support them. Venice-born journalist Jacopo Giliberto wrote a piece in 2016 for the Italian paper Il […]

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