Archives for September, 2010
Most of us interested in climate science understand the uniqueness and importance of deep ice cores. It is truly a remarkable record of many aspects of past climate including dust, methane, sea level proxies and carbon dioxide. The video below (a YouTubed TED Talk)is a very fascinating look at what it takes to retrieve one.
The title is of course a reference to Alice in Wonderland, and particularily to the quote about believing 6 impossible things before breakfast (which Eli Rabbet upped to ten) and, again, of course applies so nicely to the climate contrarian community. But I guess it is not quite a perfect fit for what I am…
We now return to previously scheduled programming.
Here is a very good TED talk by Johan Rockstrom about human pressures, environmental constraints and possible futures.
I just had to highlight a couple of good laughs from this week’s GWNews:
(Note: due to blockages in the intertubes, this week’s installment is late. Apologies to all whose week ground to a halt while anxiously waiting…) 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