Another Week of GW News, November 18, 2012

Logging the Onset of The Bottleneck Years

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Information Overload is Pattern Recognition

November 18, 2012


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No matter how dark things may be, there are always bad jokes:


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My first novel Water was published in Canada May, 2007. The American release was in October. An Introductionto the novel is available, along with the Unpublished Forewordand the Launch Talk(which includes some quotations), An overview of my writing is available here.



P.S. Recent postings can be found in the week archive and the ancient postings can be accessed here, which should open to this.

I notice moyhu has set up a monster index to old AWoGWN on AFTIC.

"If kindness and comfort are, as I suspect, the results of an energy surplus, then, as the supply contracts, we could be expected to start fighting once again like cats in a sack." -George Monbiot


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I don't claim to have read all of these, but Omer Aziz's editorial on a carbon tax for Canada is spot on.

Nothing convinces me of a person's brilliance more than his conformity to my own way of thinking!

And this is the idea that goes right past so called climate "skeptics": Even if we cannot know with certainty how bad climate change will be or when it will be that bad, the measures we can take now to mitigate risk are *consistent with multiple other policy goals*, such as deficit reduction and energy security. Even Charles Krauthammer supports fossil fuel taxes.

Our only hope is to change minds to see plain sense, one dumbass at a time . . .