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Archives for March, 2009

Another Week of GW News, March 29, 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

Red River flooding

This was passed on to me for posting by het, just as a human interest angle to this current event

I may be very late to the party, but I would still like to refer readers to Chris Mooney’s Op-Ed response to the recent George Will fiasco. Congratulations, Chris, it is very well presented and important material. I can’t however share your warm fuzzies for the WaPo’s change of heart, because, well somehow presenting two…

Another Week of GW News, March 22, 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

2 C or not 2 C?

James Hrynyshyn at Island of Doubt yesterday put up a really interesting examination of the Copenhagen Conference’s efforts to deal with just what is the “safety limit” for global warming. I won’t add much accept to lament the fact that “as much as possible as soon as possible” is too vague for public policy goals.…

Evolution in 1:30

Homer style, that is! (h/t to The Intersection)

“Even if it’s wrong, believe in it”

If tribal cultures could consider the seventh generation, we with our much greater power should be considering the seventieth. The thirty year horizon that economists and politicians consider very long range is just a blink in the geological history of our planet. Now that we dominate surface processes of the earth we have taken over…

Curiously incurious

While on the subject of being talked about, a columnist writing for Pajamas Media recently took a pot-shot at me and my How to Talk to a Climate Sceptic series. No publicity is bad publicity, right? Plus, a close second to imitation, mockery is another of the most sincere forms of flattery, at least in…

Yours truly on The Reef Tank

While on the subject of interviews, I was recently contacted with an interview request by the website The Reef Tank. Loath to turn down any opportunity to talk about myself (what do you expect, I’m a blogger fer cryin’ out loud!) I filled out the question sheet they sent over and you can read the…

If you’re in the same boat as I am (ie, you have a job and/or a life) you probably never get a chance to read every last article linked to in the latest “Another Week of GW news” posting (or even 1 in 100!) So I just wanted to point to the set of stories…