Michael Tobis is always worth reading, but he has a particularily well done essay up on Gristmill about some of the deeper implications and causes of the current global food crisis. Visit his post about it here, and after bookmarking his site, click through to the Gristmill article he has linked. I think he dismisses … Continue reading Fuel for Thought
From DemocracyNow!, specifcally this story, we get the charmingly humble statement from Justice Antonin Scalia I used as this post's title. What is his view? Torture is not punishment so it is not actually prohibited by the US constitution's eigth ammendment, forbidding the infliction of "cruel and unusual punishment". It is fascinating and alarming to … Continue reading “That’s my view, and it happens to be correct”
So most of us have probably seen them before, animations of flight patterns spreading across North America and the globe, but I thought this one was particularily satisfying in its production: Try not to think of all the carbon emissions associated with all that flying!
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:Methane, Forests Sink to Source, Sulphate Geoengineering Melting Arctic, Seabed Claims, Antarctica, Saving the Earth, Late Comments A Note on the Food Crisis, Food … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, April 27, 2008
So, why do we want genetically modified crops? I thought it was supposed to be part of a new Green Revolution. Apparently not... Via CommonDreams, it seems that another major study has found that GM crops are actually worse in terms of total production than conventional crops. So, besides ensuring global dependence on patented genomes, … Continue reading Why GM crops again?
Okay, this has nothing to do with climate change, but it really had me on the edge of my seat and is a must view video! Living vicariously endeed...
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:Food Crisis, Do Nothing Speech, Paris Greenland, Ward Hunt, Antarctic Salinity, Stern, EGU, Jet Streams, Vulcan Hurricanes, Emanuel, GHGs, Temperatures, Carbon Cycle, Feedbacks, Sea … Continue reading Another Week of GW News, April 20, 2008