A Few Things Ill Considered

Archives for December, 2012

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 19 Table of Contents Chapter 21 Chapter 20 An Awkward Homecoming, November 17, 2055 Adelle was right. I did have difficulty getting back through Customs. The time stretched on. After five hours, an iris scan and multiple DNA tests, not to mention extensive questioning by airport security, Border…

I first saw this video at Planet 3.0 a fair while ago and have seen it posted again since.  I find it very uplifting despite being a jaded climate blogger of many years.  There are many other science-based music videos at www.symphonyofscience.com and I have listened/watch most (all?) of them, but this is the best…

Another Week of GW News, December 23, 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 Anthropocene Antics Information is not Knowledge…Knowledge is not Wisdom December 23 2012 Chuckles, Bouquet, Solstice, COP19+, Post-Doha, Hargreaves,…

Happy Holiday Feasting!

Negative brownie points to anyone who feels it necessary to point out that penguins and polar bears do not cross paths in the wild!  (Oops, I guess that would include me…) (cartoon courtesy of Alex Hallatt, Creator of Arctic Circle cartoons)  

A flash of good cheer

(with seasonal gratuity to Eli Rabbet)

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 18 Table of Contents Chapter 20 Chapter 19 Rio Triste, October 22, 2055 Fifteen scientists formed the Mandate group and one staff person, a terrifyingly severe Dutch woman who managed schedules and bills. She never said more than two words to me the whole time I was there.…

Another Week of GW News, December 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 Anthropocene Antics Information Overload is Pattern Recognition December 16, 2012 Chuckles, COP19+, Post-Doha, Post-AGU, AR5 Leak 1990 Projections,…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 17 Table of Contents Chapter 19 Chapter 18 Amazon, Sept. 29, 2055 Have you ever wondered what is the logic of your life? Sometimes I feel like a piece of flotsam bouncing on the waves of a river whose depth and currents I cannot fathom, whose path I…

Another Week of GW News, December 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 Anthropocene Antics Sipping from the Internet Firehose… December 9, 2012 Chuckles, COP19+, Doha: Results, Reactions, Process, Kyoto, Finance,…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 16 Table of Contents Chapter 18 Chapter 17 Microbugs, Sept. 25, 2055 A couple of ConSec guys appeared and we climbed back into the paddywagon for the ride home. We didn’t talk. As I entered the kitchen, I was enveloped in a wave of unreality. It all seemed…