Archives for April 11, 2012

Americans on Energy: New UT Study

Another poll shows increasing and strong interest among Americans in developing Green Technology and related technologies, as well as reduced interest in anti-environmental extremism and petrolatum-related efforts. Previously, we discussed the new poll by the Science Debate people, and now we have new information from the UT Energy Poll. The results are mixed, but interesting.…

Talking about creationism

We’ve had conversations before, here, about this topic, especially in the context of school. We’ve spoken about how to deal with students who are trying very hard to push creationism in the classroom, where you are the teacher. We’ve spoken about what a parent of a student in school might like to do. And now,…

An earthquake triggered a tsunami warning in Indonesia, which is said to have covered “Indonesia, India, Sri Lanka, Australia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Maldives and other Indian Ocean islands, Malaysia, Pakistan, Somalia, Oman, Iran, Bangladesh, Kenya, South Africa and Singapore,” but the wave that rolled ashore was insignificant. However, a subsequent, strong aftershock then triggered another…