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Archives for September, 2008

Another Week of GW News, September 28, 2008

Another Week of Climate Disruption News 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

The New Age

The following article is a guest post by H. E. Taylor, who you might recognize as the one who graciously provides us with the weekly GW news roundups. Enjoy! The New Age An Argument for Geo-engineering If you study civilizations of the past which have collapsed [1, 2, 3, 4], a curious fact emerges. Look…

700 billion dollars in perspective

So I was just listening (a little late, I know) to Friday’s DemocracyNow, and they had a segment on the impending 700 billion dollar obscenity congress is about to roll over on. One of the guests said he anticipates another 1 million foreclosures still to come over the next two years.

Good news, bad news

Well, the good news is a recent finding of 740,000 year old permafrost in the Canadian arctic. What this suggests is that the permafrost may be more resilient than previously thought. If this ice is 740Kyr old, then it did not melt during the last three inter-glacial cycles. The peak warmth of at least the…

Another Week of GW News, September 21, 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

Fox News attacks Kerry..er..Obama…whatever

Stick with what works I guess…

Bob Lutz on the Colbert Report

Colbert has the CEO of GM, Bob Lutz, on his show and it is a pretty good one. The discussion is about GM’s new hybrid car, the Volt. The two most memorable moments are 1. Lutz cynically revealing he doen’t believe the whole CO2 global warming thing and that 32,000 scientists think it is sunspots(!)…

Summer ice in the arctic has recovered

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: Sea ice at the north pole recovered a whopping 9.4% from 2007 to 2008 despite the doom and gloom predictions of the alarmists. Yet another wheel falls…

Watt’s so interesting about that?

Anthony Watt’s blog seems to be a rather high profile climate sceptic site that usually seems to at least try to have substantive content, but I can’t see watt’s so interesting about this article from The Province, a BC, Canadian newspaper.

This is just one of dozens of responses to common climate change denial arguments, which can all be found at How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic. Objection: The American Physical Society with tens of thousands of member scientists no longer believes that the science of global warming is conclusive. So what about that so…