Archives for January 10, 2008

Old pictures

Don’t you just hate bloggers who post a whole pile all at once? Sorry. Anyway, some scans from a film that sat in my F801s for ages. Miranda and the Alien Spacecraft The Fairy Dress

Septic arguments

Thanks to R for pointing out a list of every skeptic argument encountered online as well as how often each argument is used. Clear winner is “the sun” but its nice to see that old chestnut of 1970’s cooling still in there at number 7.

Confusing weather and climate

RP Jr has a whole succession of posts, starting here. I was going to point out why it was all rather pointless, but it seems so obvious and tedious to wade through that I’m not going to bother. This probably wins my award for least enthusiastic post of all time :-( [Update: RC do this…

Clean coal?

Clean coal – as in burning and capturing the CO2 – is an idea being floated. There are obvious problems (apart from anything else, the capture and storage costs extra energy and so burns even more coal…), and AFAIK only a few pilot schemes exist. So the story that a commercial-scale plant was being built…