Archives for May 1, 2007

UBS to launch first Global Warming index says the FT (just next to an advert about high net worth individuals designed to annoy scientists…). Its not perfectly clear what its doing (I’m hoping James will investigate!). They say Retail and institutional investors will also be able to buy exposure to, or short sell, the index…

Good grief

Who is the person that James “we’re all going to die” Lovelock most admires? For the surprising answer, see Who are the brains of Britain? in the Indescribablyoverhyped.

Thanks to HD, who spotted that K has either fabricated or mistranscribed a comment by Broecker. K writes: In a recent paper “Will our ride into the greenhouse future be a smooth one?” GSA Today (2007), Prof. Wallace Broecker, recipient of the 2006 Craaford Prize (Sweden) succinctly summarizes the present state of the earth’s climate…