Sipping from the internet firehose... 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) Top Stories, Australian Election, Canada at the Commonwealth Conference, Bali, East Asian Summit, OPEC Melting Arctic, SPM, GHG Record, Oxfam, Milankovitch Hurricanes, Mitag, Sidr, ENSO, … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, November 25, 2007
Army bribes soldier with signing bonus to risk life and limb. Soldier cripled for life and can't fight any more. Army wants its signing bonus back because soldier has not completed tour of duty. I mean what the hell planet do these people come from? From DemocracyNow! headlines today: Army Wants Wounded Soldiers to Return … Continue reading How crass do you have to be?
Hydrogen powered cars have such an immediate and naive appeal. I mean just imagine nothing but water vapour coming out of your exhaust pipe! What could possibly be wrong with that? Well as with most deus ex machina solutions to our oil dependence, this one has some rather glaring and inconvenient difficulties, in a very … Continue reading Efficient hydrogen production?
Sipping from the internet firehose... 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) Top Stories: SPM, US Reaction, Ban's Tour, OPEC Arctic Circulation, CARMA, State Of The Carbon Cycle, BBC on Denial, Global Dimming, ARGO Hurricanes, GHGs, Temperatures, … Continue reading Another Week of Global Warming News, November 18, 2007
Okay, so I've used this before on the old site, it is just too hilarious not to call to attention at least one more time! Steven Colbert's Tek Jansen shows us the (f?)utility of time travel to alter the past. http://www.comedycentral.com/motherload/syndicated_player/index.jhtml [UPDATE] There seems to be a problem on the Comedy Central end of things, … Continue reading Something light for a Friday Afternoon
Sipping from the internet firehose... 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 (N.B. Sorry it is late, this is my fault, not Harvey's...) (skip to bottom) Top Stories, Energy vs War Priorities, IEA Report, Expensive Energy, Bali, Ban Ki-moon Tour … Continue reading Another Week of Global Warming News, November 11, 2007
"Optimism is a moral imperative. That said, it needs to be reality-based optimism. Sometimes the things we want to work aren't the things that are going to work." says Michael Tobis on Gristmill. It is a good essay on dealing with what he calls the "train wreck of development, energy, food, environment, and warfare, all … Continue reading “Optimism is a moral imperative”
Last Friday, I noticed a breaking story, potentially a huge media scandal, involving Democratic front-runner Hilary Clinton. What was it? Voter supression? Campaign finance fraud? Some ancient skeleton rattling free from her closet? Not so much.... A waitress in an Iowa diner mentioned that she had not received any tip from when the Clinton campaign … Continue reading Hilary Clinton in Tipless Waitress Scandal!!
According to a recent poll from PIPA (Program on International Policy Attitudes), commissioned by the BBC, people world wide are ready and willing to pay more for energy supplies in order to combat climate change. Once again the US is defining "leadership" as "dragging feet, kicking and screaming behind everyone else". The true costs of … Continue reading PIPA on People on Climate Costs
Reading a post on Deep-Sea News, and considering some of the recent worries about it I've read and considered on my own it occurs to me that, like flouride in drinking water, ocean fertilization is promising to be a great excuse to dump all kinds of crap in the ocean. Got some industrial waste? If … Continue reading Ocean Fertilization, or Just an Excuse to Dump Crap?