A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for July, 2008

Sometimes the news is funny!

The setup is George Bush, as usual, being an insensitive fool and making stupid jokes about tens of thousands of destroyed lives: There’s no question about it. Wall Street got drunk–that’s one of the reasons I asked you to turn off the TV cameras. It got drunk, and now it’s got a hangover. The question…

Another Week of GW News, July 20, 2008

Sipping from the internet firehose… This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H.E.Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup

What we call the News

This is pretty funny!

Skeletons in the Closet

I’m not really a big fan of digging way into the past for embarassing or otherwise damning quotes to bring up in a present day campaign. With John McCain there really is not much need for it anyway, he is a hypocritical emarrassment (IMHO). But this really repulsive bit of history (h/t to CrooksAndLiars) does…

An Interview with James Hansen

(hat tip to In It For he Gold) Here is a nice Q&A session wth Dr James Hansen, of NASA’as GISS institute covering things from weater vs climate to politics and policy. It’s about 11 minutes

Save the planet! Ditch your flatscreen TV! Or so the breathless Telegraph would have us believe. But they got one thing wrong: all of it. Eli Rabbet has the very gory, very detailed details.

Another Week of GW News, July 13, 2008

Sipping from the internet firehose… This weekly posting is brought to you courtesy of H.E.Taylor. Happy reading, I hope you enjoy this week’s Global Warming news roundup

This is a little stale, but a new joint statement came out last month from the National Science Academies of all G8 countries and then some, calling for urgent action to address climate change by reducing cabon emissions. You can read the statement here. Also included is Canada, a smaller economy but one of the…

Lack of Outcry over India: Hypocrisy?

Roger Pielke Jr is back at his own teapot, blogging up a tempest or two again. Whether you agree with his points or not, he usually makes for provocative reading and comment threads can be very entertaining and informing. I have not hung around there for quite a while but will pay more attention from…

Good News, Bad News

The good news: George W Bush actually does know what a disgrace US economic policy has been for the environmental health of the world. The bad news?