A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for October, 2012

Wind Map – how cool is this?

See Wind Map for real time animation.   Also, do you notice anything over on the east coast??   (h/t to P3)

The reality of weather modification is no conspiracy theory.   Or at least, so say the conspiracy theorists…. Hurricane Sandy is being described as the “worst storm in 100 years” and will possibly mutate to super-storm status once it combines with a polar air mass over the eastern United States enabling it to cause widespread damage…

Another Week of GW News, October 28, 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 in the Ecological Crisis Information is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom October 28, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, TWotW, Gas Flaring,…

As pretty much everyone should be aware already, Hurricane Sandy is getting close to landfall in the New Jersey area where it will collide with a strong winter storm coming down from Canada.  It seems no one really knows what will happen, but all the people who should agree it will be very bad.  This…

Climate Trolls – An Illustrated Bestiary

As you travel the inter-tubes in search of learned discourse, understanding and information to prepare you for the coming climate cataclysms, you will see many curious creatures, some common, some rare, who are here for the sole purpose of deterring, deceiving and confusing you.  Some will pray on your admitted ignorance or uncertainty.  Some will…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 10 Table of Contents Chapter 12 Chapter 11 The Funeral, July 23, 2055 I don’t remember my mother. We had recordings of her singing, that is all. She died when we were young and dad never remarried. He raised us alone. He was a grumpy old ecologist with…

Mirror, mirror…

So this is an idea shamelessly stolen from Noah Smith, a blogger who writes about economics.  He has created an “illustrated bestiary”, introduced thusly: In your journey through the Econ Blogosphere, you will be beset by a great many curious and interesting species of EconoTroll. At first you may be intimidated by their voluminous use…

Supply Side creationism

Just thinking about a previous look at Roy Spencer: We believe Earth and its ecosystems—created by God’s intelligent design and infinite power and sustained by His faithful providence —are robust, resilient, self-regulating, and self-correcting, admirably suited for human flourishing, and displaying His glory.  Earth’s climate system is no exception. in the context of this recent…

Romney’s Shell Game (one of them)

So Mitt Romney believes putting more money in the hands of the job creators (aka rich people) will spur economic growth and so he will cut their taxes by 20%.  But he also said in the first debate that he will not reduce the tax burden of the wealthy (aka job creators) at all.  So…reduce…

Another Week of GW News, October 21, 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 in the Ecological Crisis Information Overload is Pattern Recognition October 21, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, CBD-COP11, Mayor, Knight, OIF, Uranium,…