A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for April, 2010

Mann persecuted by The Man, again

I always marvel at the scientist-government conspiracy theories the more wacky members of the climate denial machine toss around so confidently. How do they fit this into their world view?

(OT) Totally awesome!

From APOD: (click on image for full resolution, totally awesome!) Here is an equally stuning video of that prominence erupting:

Jesus appears in Hungary

At least his image does, in a field of wheat! (go to actual Google Map) And PZ Meyers still doesn’t believe in him!

Extreme ice loss time-lapse video

I found this from a comment on a Skeptical Science article (worth a read in its own right) and thought readers here might be impressed. It is from a TED talk by James Balog who has been creating fascinating and awe inspiring time-lapse videos of calving glaciers. The whole talk is about 20 minutes and…

Another week of GW News, April 25, 2010

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years 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

Saturday cartoon

Just for fun: (source)

More conspiracy theories from Lindzen

Richard Lindzen has an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal for Earth Day and exhibits the best of climate denialism’s ability to flip reality on its head. I was considering going through it and highlighting its many falsehoods and logical holes but Arthur Smith has done a fine job of it already. The WSJ op-ed…

Climate Scientist Sues National Post

Via DeSmogBlog comes the news that Andrew Weaver is suing Canada’s National Post for libel and defamation.

Don’t miss April 19th’s APOD, a truly awsome sight!

The Reef Tank

A nice site about our blue planet’s blueness, The Reef Tank, asked to repost a recent ocean related article of mine and did so here. Always worth checking them out!