A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for August, 2008

John McCain like to talk about renewable energy and flash photos of windfarms like this one in his campaign ads, but does he actually support wind and solar energy development? He also vapidly criticised congress for being on holiday – “Tell them to come back and get to work!” – and not fixing the energy…

Another Week of GW News, August 17, 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

Via Truthout, here is some interesting and important background on the Russian-Georgian conflict that is going on right now, because as usual, these things do not just happen out of the blue despite the dazed and confused coverage in the mainstream media:

Dr. Meryl Nass runs down the [lack of] evidence.

For the second year running, the formerly mythical “Northwest Passage” has opened in the far north of Canadian waters. (image and story at NASA’s Earth Observatory newsroom)

Fill out a form, win a prize

Scienceblogs is asking readers to fill out a survey. They are offering a chance to win an iPod AND a MacBook Air AND an Apple TV. Got a few minutes?

Large Hadron Rap

Priceless! (and educational!) [h/t to ThingsBreak]

Another Week of GW News, August 10, 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

Where the Hell is Matt – 2006

Again, just because!

Anthrax scientist Ivins: perp or patsy

Dr Meryl Nass runs down the evidence. Not very convincing….