A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for November, 2008

October 2008, yet another phony record

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: In October, 2008, Al Gore’s science advisor, James Hansen announced yet another "hottest" month on record. After all the alarmist banner headlines sank in, yet another "correction"…

Turn CO2 into Rock

As the CO2 in the atmosphere continues to climb, already at a dangerous level, and the argument about doing something about it seems to have only just begun in the power circles, I fear that actively removing it is rapidly becoming an imperative. But is this doable?

Another Week of GW News, November 16, 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

Recycling video

I received via unsolicited email a link to a website with an rather interesting video presentation about the recycling process.

How low must one go?

How far do you have to lower your standards if you are the Heartland Institute and want four Texans for a list of “experts” on global warming?

A few hurricane records considered

Although there was not much buzz about hurricanes this season (which is not quite over yet), this year has in fact set a few records. I guess since New Orleans (narrowly) escaped Gustav there seems so much less to talk about!

Climate change refugees from five nations

From New Scientist, here is a short article discussing five cases of small populations forced to relocate or plan to relocate due to sea level rise, caused by climate change. It is a little anti-intuative to think that the 15-25 cm or so rise we have observed on average over the last hundred years could…

Another Week of GW News, November 9, 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

Michael Crichton dies of cancer

Michael Crichton has died of cancer. He was 66 years old. Climate Progress has a lengthy obituary for those of you unfamiliar with his destructive role in the climate debate. I enjoyed Jurassic Park.

Another Week of GW News, November 2, 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