A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for November, 2012

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 15 Table of Contents Chapter 17 Chapter 16 Carman, Sept. 25, 2055 Matt had been on the west coast for two months. Jon was in Ottawa with the Senator. I was happy with Olivia. Our life was never dull. Doc Y, as Jim Yablonski was affectionately known around…

Another Week of GW News, November 25, 2012

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck YearsThis 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 Planetary Crisis Information is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom November 25, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, Pre-Doha Reports: WRI, AII,…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 14 Table of Contents Chapter 16 Chapter 15 The Great Work, September 7, 2055 In the top centre drawer of the big desk in dad’s library, I found an unmarked envelope containing this document. The Great Work, March 2040 My time is getting short and I don’t know…

The Unlearnt Lesson

Dave Roberts notes the connection between the two right wing reality bubbles of climate change denial and Romney landslide predictions. But as we saw on Election Day, sometimes reality can come along and snap the spell of wishful thinking. It happened the week before Election Day too. That’s when a super-charged storm slammed into the…

Another Week of GW News, November 18, 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 Planetary Crisis Information Overload is Pattern Recognition November 18, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, IEA-WEO, Post Sandy, Sheffield, Cook…

Catching the pearls

I don’t myself visit Watts’ blog unless someone points to something particularly funny or egregious, and the comment threads are so long and monotonous it is even rarer that I go there. That said, I am always grateful to others who have occasion to do that hard work and who come back out to highlight…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 13 Table of Contents Chapter 15 Chapter 14 The Clone Document, September 7, 2055 I was in the University library when a short innocuous looking fellow approached my carousel. “Are you Luc Pascal Fontaine, son of the late Robert Fontaine?” I looked at him warily, curious what he…

Another Week of GW News, November 11, 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 Planetary Crisis Sipping from the Internet Firehose… November 11, 2012 Chuckles, COP18+, Post Sandy, Athena, PwC, Extremes,…

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James Hansen on our Planetary Emergency