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Archives for September, 2012

Another Week of GW News, September 16, 2012

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 skip to bottom Another Week of Climate Instability News Sipping from the Internet Firehose… September 16, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, IAC, Death Valley, Bottom Line,…

Climate denial as a false flag operation

I hope it can stay lighthearted for Stephan Lewandowsky, it may be fun in the beginning grabbing the tiger by the tail, but some of these climate denial bloggers have made harassment an art form and this tiger may well turn around!  I refer to the subject referenced in this post, the survey of climate…

Owing to past neglect, in the face of the plainest warnings, we have entered upon a period of danger.  The era of procrastination, of half measures, of soothing and baffling expedience of delays, is coming to its close.  In its place we are entering a period of consequences.  We cannot avoid this period, we are…

Can a creationist be a good scientist?

I honestly think that while belief in creationism is the antithesis of scientific thought, it is still possible to be a good scientist and a creationist at the same time.  This is for two main reasons.  Firstly, creationism is a term that covers a wide spectrum of beliefs, from literal 6000 year old earth bible…

The Bottleneck Years Chapter 4 Table of Contents Chapter 6 by H.E. Taylor Chapter 5 FabNet, May 18, 2055 I sat at the window watching Matt roll away in his electric chariot. When he was gone, I stared at the lake musing how different we were. We were identical and yet we weren’t. Matt definitely…

Blogstorm alert

There is a blogstorm raging these days for those of you with inadequate workplace supervision.  Check here for the latest post from ground zero. The synopsis is: scientist releases paper showing strong correlation between belief in conspiracy theories, free market ideology, anti-science attitudes and the rejection of climate science; climate skeptic blogger community sees conspiracy…

Another Week of GW News, September 9, 2012

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 skip to bottom Another Week of Climate Disruption News Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years September 9, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, CAT, Maldives Subsidies,…

Talking about the weather….

[Update: as pointed out in comments, this forecast is for a town called North Pole, Alaska, not the geographic north pole, or even the magnetic one...I must apologize for my haste and sloppiness.  On the other hand, this incident has cleared up a number of long-standing structural engineering questions I have had about Santa's Workshop...]…

Just a few decades left for coral reefs

Further to my mention of Ken Caldiera’s recent Scientific American article “The Great Climate Experiment” the other day, I wanted to call attention to this passages as well: the vast oceans resist change, but change they will. At no time in Earth’s past—with the possible exception of mass-extinction events—has ocean chemistry changed as much and…

Two related items

(click here for a higher resolution image) While thinking about the image above from EarthTrack.net a “sign this pettition” request from Avaaz.org landed in my mail box.  (Fair warning, I have not checked this out very carefully.  Please do say so in the comments if this issue is being misrepresented).  Read below: Climate change is…