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You may remember my story of the Adventure of the Missing Cat. Now, there is a story of a cat that was found dead, stiff, in a pool of blood. Buried. Then later, it got better. “Florida ‘zombie cat’ crawls out of grave” Always use proper methods to determine if the cat is dead. Owners […]
Imagine you are a Senator in denial of climate change science and you just won re-election by less than 20% of the vote. In six years, about 10% of your voters will be dead, replaced with a different 10% harvested from America’s youth. The dead old white guys were on board with denying climate change, […]
Is cheap oil dooming renewable energy? It did in the 1980s, when exports were ramped up, prices went down, and a fledgling clean energy industry took a hit. Were that to happen now it would be disastrous. But it isn’t. From International Business Times: As oil prices have dropped steadily over the past six months […]
Sarah Palin is destine, I think, to be the Tea Party’s own Harold Stassen, a perennial candidate and, ultimately a joke. Except I think Palin is far more advanced in the joke area. It is reported that Palin’s speech at the recently held Iowa gathering of potential candidates was so bad it left even supporters […]
A while ago the National Hockey League issued a report expressing concern over global warming. With open air, inexpensive and easy to produce “ice” (the term of art for where you play hockey) being an essential gateway drug for the sport, anthropogenic global warming represents a real threat. I wrote about that here. Today, the […]