A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for January, 2009

Growth is not finite

“Growth is not finite“. Well, that was easily settled! For some reason, this bothers Michael Tobis. He’s such a downer, we mustn’t invite him to the next economic recovery party (there will be one anyday now, won’t there?)

Another week of GW News, January 25, 2009

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

Classic Pielke

Nature magazine recently published a paper showing that Antarctica has actually been warming about .1oC/decade since the 1950′s. It was the cover story: A new reconstruction of Antarctic surface temperature trends for 1957-2006, reported this week by Steig et al., suggests that overall the continent is warming by about 0.1 °C per decade. The cover…

Now this is priceless! Some of the best GW satire ever, courtesy of Greenfrye….

“The third most important”, version 87

Michael Tobis presents an interesting case study on the denialist echo chamber at work. I guess if you copy/paste a falsehood often enough it just becomes true!

Another week of GW News, January 18, 2009

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Not time to quit after all

It was feeling for a while that the faux debate over climate change was waning and maybe engaging in it was more distraction than a constructive effort. That feeling started after the very striking change in mainstream climate change coverage that followed An Inconvenient Truth.

Am I a hypocrite?

A frequent commenter on many of my "How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic" articles has just taken me to task for what he sees as revealing inconsistencies. ‘paul’, who is generally respectful but still very antagonistic to the whole AGW concept, quotes me from various places saying at one time "The translation of what…

Another Week of GW News, January 11, 2009

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So it seems there is another advantage to owning a hybrid! It can double as an emergency generator in case of a blackout: