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The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 32 Table of Contents Chapter 34 Chapter 33 Jon Visits, January 27, 2056 On Sunday Jon called to say he would be dropping around to visit next week. The Senator was scheduled to hold a series of meetings with Provincial and First Nation leaders. He didn’t know when…

Jeff Masters reports on these studies: Grinsted, A., J. C. Moore, and S. Jevrejeva, 2012, “A homogeneous record of Atlantic hurricane surge threat since 1923,” PNAS 2012, doi:10.1073/pnas.1209542109 Grinsted, A., J. C. Moore, and S. Jevrejeva, 2012, “Projected Atlantic hurricane surge threat from rising temperatures” PNAS March 18, 2013 201209980, doi: 10.1073/pnas.1209980110 There is a…

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 Chaos News Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years March 24, 2013 Chuckles, Equinox, COP19+, WWD, Earth…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 31 Table of Contents Chapter 33 Chapter 32 One Thing After Another, December 14, 2055 The next few days were just one damned thing after another. On Monday, when I walked into Ecology 550, a spontaneous wave of applause broke out. I held up my hands. “Okay. Okay,…

Another Week of GW News, March 17, 2013

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 not Wisdom March 17, 2013 Chuckles, COP19+, CITES, JOGMEC, Marcott…

What do they have in common?  Apparently some methodologies, uncovered by the hacktivist group Anonymous. Details can be found in an interesting, if dense, article at The Nation, which describes how Anonymous revealed dealings the Chamber of Commerce was having with a Cyber Security firm that did not limit itself to defensive measures. Attorneys for…

While this is not strictly relevant to climate (nor a new story), it is a very compelling and interesting illustration of why corporate media in general, and Fox in particular, can not be trusted with news stories where science intersects with an industry’s profitability. As mentioned in the video, this is the incident which prompted…

The Bottleneck Years by H.E. Taylor Chapter 30 Table of Contents Chapter 32 Chapter 31 A Convention of Idiots, December 12, 2055 Reality landed right on my shoulders with a thump that evening. I was at home in the library categorizing and prioritizing the Ecology 550 students’ geoengineering ideas, when the phone rang. It was…

Another Week of GW News, March 10. 2013

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 Overload is Pattern Recognition March 10, 2013 Chuckles, COP19+, CITES, Angry Summer, Marcott, DLST,…

(image info and credits) Fake skeptics of anthropogenic global warming love to set up the straw man that mainstream climate science believes that CO2 is the one and only driver of climate change.  They can then use it in many different attacks, such as gee whiz isn’t it stupid that they haven’t even thought of…