A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for July, 2010

100 climate deniers go into a bar

Courtesy of commenter “Cornelius Breadbasket” at John Cook’s Skeptical Science: 100 climate deniers go into a bar.

Geoengineering is getting more and more attention in political discussions as well as research. I am by no means a proponent of any geoengineering scheme I have heard of and the majority of them try to address surface temperature only and therefore do nothing about “the other CO2 problem”, aka ocean acidification. I must confess…

Uv got mayel!

So, I do attract the occasional nutter email, and they meet the trash can pretty quickly, but this fellow put so much verbal affort at this one sent to my Facebook account I thought I should share the laugh. Check it out below:

Another week of GW News, July 18, 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

Any Californians out there?

Just a quick plug aimed at any readers in the Palo Alto, Mountain View, Los Altos, Los Altos Hills, Monte Sereno, Los Gatos or South Almaden areas of California: http://www.brianforwater.org/

Check out this interesting essay from Michael Tobis. Though I am not sure that the solution he hopes for matches the problem as he describes it. Isn’t he suggesting we (climate solution advocates) need to come up with our own “New Coke” despite the debacle that proved to be for Coca Cola Co in the…

Putting out fire with gasoline?

Corexit was a big news topic at the beginning of this tragic Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the gulf of Mexico but it seems little talked about now. There is no question that BP’s calculation in its decision to use so much of this toxic chemical prioritizes the cosmetics of the situation over ecological impact…

Another week of GW News, July 11, 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

Many readers have likely noted the phrase “Logging the Onset of the Bottleneck Years” prefacing many editions of the “Another Week of Global Warming News” series. A recent commenter asked what this means. I forwarded the question to het. I think his reply makes an interesting post.

The crumbling edifice of IPCC science

Via the amusing and insightful musings and insights of Marc Roberts: