A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for September, 2010

Inside an Antarctic Time Machine

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.

Through the looking glass

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…

Another week of GW News, September 26, 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

And so life moves on

We now return to previously scheduled programming.

Another week of GW News, September 19, 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

Another week of GW News, September 12, 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

Here is a very good TED talk by Johan Rockstrom about human pressures, environmental constraints and possible futures.

Another week of GW News, September 5, 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

Friday Funnies

I just had to highlight a couple of good laughs from this week’s GWNews:

Another week of GW News, August 29, 2010

(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