Mass Extinction #6

Jeff Harvey recommends this Climate Progress Post on the special issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B on the sixth mass extinction. It’s been sixty-five million years since the last one, so this is an unprecedented opportunity for ecologists to study such an event.

See also Jeremy Jackson “How we wrecked the ocean”:


  1. #1 Wow
    November 24, 2010

    > Now who complained about tinyurl use?

    That would be me.

    spots uses it to hide the vacuous sources he relies upon.

    That boy will swallow ANYTHING.

  2. #2 Bernard J.
    November 24, 2010

    [P. Lewis](

    Isn’t it curious how the sea surface temperature, over the last century and then some, mirrors the land temperature?

    Makes a bit of a mockery of Watts’ search, with his Surface Stations ‘project’, for urban heat island corruption of the global record.

  3. #3 SteveC
    November 25, 2010

    @191 Wow:

    spots uses it to hide the vacuous sources he relies upon

    But it’s more than just mere dishonesty – it results in yet more hits at whatever website tinyurl links to, and is thus a form of propaganda.