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Archives for October, 2012

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 9 Table of Contents Chapter 11 Chapter 10 Robert Fontaine, July 18, 2055 I was heading for the library when I got a phone call from Bessie Waters, a neighbour who visited with dad occasionally. She was worried. “I knocked on the door and there was no answer,”…

Another Week of GW News, October 14, 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 Sipping from the Internet Firehose… October 14, 2012 Wonderment, COP18+, State of the Planet, Conservation…

“Perpetual Ocean” from NASA

Here is a pretty awesome video from NASA showing a 3D earth view of global ocean currents as they were from June 2005 to December 2007.  It is fascinating to watch the behavior of both large and small features and how they interact.  Notable for neighbors of the Atlantic ocean is the Gulf Stream bringing…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 8 Table of Contents Chapter 10 Chapter 9 Henry, June 10, 2055 When Thursday rolled around, I rode my bike over to Fontaine Enterprises on Woodward. I arrived about a quarter to four. Matt and I sat in his office drinking coffee which wasn’t ersatz. The room was…

Another Week of GW News, October7, 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 Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years October 7, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, 50 Months, Too…

NCSIDC has it’s monthly analysis for September done and as expected, it ain’t pretty. Arctic sea ice extent averaged for September 2012 was the lowest in the satellite record, and was 16% lower than the previous low for the month, which occurred in 2007. Through 2012, the linear rate of decline for September Arctic ice…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 7 Table of Contents Chapter 9 Chapter 8 Jacy, June 7, 2055 I spent a couple of fruitless hours in the laboratory reading the absorption spectra of an extremeophile bacteria, then headed home. After supper, dad went to bed early. I cleaned up and retreated to the library.…

Peter Sinclair has posted the second of a two part series documenting a trip he took with Mauri Pelto into the wilderness of the Pacific Northwest’s Cascade range of mountains.  Below are both part one and two of that series.    

Another Week of GW News, September 30, 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 Information is not Knowledge…Knowledge is notWisdom September 30, 2012 Chuckles, Rio+20, UNGA, DARA, Attitudes, Maldives,…